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Installing SQL Server 2008 side by side with Sql Server 2005

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Need to start evaluating and migrating our environment to sql 2008.  Want to start by installing it on my development box.  can i install it side by side with sql 2005 without any ill effects to my sql 2005 environment.  I'll need to be able to continue to develop in sql 2005 until i can eval 2008, get it intalled and configured everywhere,etc. etc.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 250 total points
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>can i install it side by side with sql 2005 without any ill effects to my sql 2005 environment
yes, you can. only thing: during install of sql, make sure that you don't take the path to upgrade the existing instance(s), but really choose to install a new instance.
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