I started working with SQL Server with version 6.0 as well. It has certainly evolved from SQL7 to 2000 to 2008R2 for sure.
The New Kid in Town: SQL Server DenaliCommented on: 3 years ago
(July 25, 2011)
We still have a mix of SQL 2000 (40%), SQL 2005(30%) and some SQL 2008(10%) and one SQL 2008R2 (20%). In looking at all of the new features about the only one I saw that was interesting was the...
Microsoft Expects Q2 RTM for SQL Server 2008Commented on: 6 years ago
(August 9, 2007)
Interesting article. I would expect us to hold off until SQL 2008 now. We are not on software assurance so spending the big $$ for 2005 and with the new release on the horizon is not such a good move.
Too Soon for SQL Server 2008?Commented on: 7 years ago
(July 20, 2007)
We have only one SQL 2005 install here. The rest (20 Prod servers) are on SQL 2000.... about half on Win2000. We are in a budget crunch so we cannot come up with the 250k or so to upgrade. At this...
Leapfrogging to KatmaiCommented on: 7 years ago
(June 21, 2007)
We are in a budget crunch here. We have 20 Production SQL 2000 and 1 SQL 2005. At this point I cannot justify the $250,000+ in monies, nor do we have the app. staff to upgrade all of these and then...
Microsoft seems to be bent on marginalizing SQL Server Standard Edition—both in the sense of the artificial constraints placed upon how much memory it can use, and in terms of what seems to be a shift in focus on the role of Standard Edition from Microsoft....More