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TechNet ON: SQL Server 2008 R2 Migration

Migrate & Manage

There are many scenarios during an upgrade where you’ll want to migrate a SQL Server installation. We've collected a series of articles and resources that describe the processes and tools to make the task easier.

Planning a SQL Server Installation

To install SQL Server, follow these steps...Use the following resources for more specific scenarios:.

Migrating to SQL Server 2008 R2

This set of topics includes information on how to migrate a reporting services installation, how to migrate integration services packages, and how to migrate data transformation services packages.

Tutorial: SQL Server Management Studio

This tutorial will help you understand the presentation of information in Management Studio and how to take advantage of the features.

Security Intelligence Report: Warding off SQL Injection Attacks

The newly released Security Intelligence Report vol. 9 includes a section on automated SQL injection attacks and offers resources for identifying and correcting vulnerable ASP and ASP.NET web application code that does not follow best practices for secure web application development.

Database Migration To SQL Azure

Microsoft advisory services can provide assistance for customers looking to migrate an on-premise solution to SQL Azure.This article discusses a scenario that may be addressed by Microsoft Advisory Services.

SQL Server 2008 R2 - Application and Multi-Server Management

SQL Server 2008 R2 introduces new management tools to help improve IT efficiency and productivity.

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TechNet ON: SQL Server Tracks


Still deciding whether an upgrade to SQL Server 2008 R2 is the right move for your organization? We’ve put together a set of articles and resources to help evaluate its capabilities, including a look at moving workloads to the cloud with SQL Azure.

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SQL Server 2008 R2 Resources

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