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HP MSA50 Win2K Ad. Serv + SQL2K - 143Gb HDD > 72Gb HDD migration/ghost/???

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Hi all,

I have a HP DL360 (W2K Ad. Serv) connected to a HP MSA50 (U320 SCSI DAS) running SQL 2000 in the following disk config:

* 2x 72Gb Mirror (OS + Program files)
* 2x 143Gb Mirror (DBs)
* 2x 143Gb Mirror (Trans-Logs)
* 2x 143Gb Mirror (Full Text Cat)

All data on the mirror sets comes to less than 15Gb p/partition, I want to swap out all the 143Gb drives and put 72Gb drives in place - I want to minimize the amount of downtime to SQL and can't afford to lose any data.

Can anyone steer me in the right direction - I have 4 spare bays in the DAS and have all the blank 72Gb drives, I need to move all the data across.  Anyone been through this before, is ghosting/cloning best?


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