by SHI International Corporation
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Published on: November 23, 2009
Type of content: EBOOK
Length: 17 pages
To get a handle on which SQL Server versions are available, first you need to understand some nomenclature semantics. SQL Server 2008, which shipped in August 2008, is now into Service Pack 1 (SP1)with Cumulative Update (CU) 4. SQL Server 11-officially named SQL Server 2008 R2-is due out in the first half of 2010.
The next step is to consider your reasons for an upgrade. Different industries will have different motivations for migrating to the next version of SQL Server. These reasons can be grouped into the following categories:
Compelling new featuresHardware improvementsMaintaining competitivenessCost savingsSupport and community involvement
This eBook will discuss each of these reasons to help you decide if migrating is for you.