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Updating the database from SQL Server 2008 to 2012

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I have been using SQL Server 2008 With Visual Studio 2008. Now I am using SQL Server 2012 With Visual Studio 2012. For now, I just want to get the database updated so I can restore it in SQL Server 2012. Is there a query that will handle this task? I tried using the restore query that I always use:
Database name:  --          jandmmfg

Restore database jandmmfg from disk
= ‘F:\Backups\SQL\jandmmfg.BAK’
With recovery, replace

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This gave me an error…

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Msg 5133, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Directory lookup for the file "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA\jandmmfg.mdf" failed with the operating system error 3(The system cannot find the path specified.).
Msg 3156, Level 16, State 3, Line 1
File 'jandmmfg' cannot be restored to 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA\jandmmfg.mdf'. Use WITH MOVE to identify a valid location for the file.
Msg 5133, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Directory lookup for the file "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA\jandmmfg_log.ldf" failed with the operating system error 3(The system cannot find the path specified.).
Msg 3156, Level 16, State 3, Line 1
File 'jandmmfg_log' cannot be restored to 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA\jandmmfg_log.ldf'. Use WITH MOVE to identify a valid location for the file.
Msg 3119, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Problems were identified while planning for the RESTORE statement. Previous messages provide details.
Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
RESTORE DATABASE is terminating abnormally.
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by:Steve Wales
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I have seen this error when restoring to a new database and the destination directory doesn't exist.  SQL Server won't create directories for you.

Does the directory "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA" exist ?
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by:jampost
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sjwales,

That directory exists in SQL Server 2008, but not in 2012.
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by:jampost
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SQL Server 2008 was Developer edition. I am using SQL Server 2012 Express edition while I wait for the delivery of SQL Server 2012 Developer edition if that makes a difference.
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Anthony Perkins earned 250 total points
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Use the MOVE clause to place the data and log files wherever you want.  A word of caution, typically using C: is not a good choice, but if this is just your home version it should be fine.
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by:Steve Wales
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Create the directories then, and try again.

The original error message even says: Directory lookup for the file "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA\jandmmfg_log.ldf" failed

Create the destination directory, try again and you may want to move the files around afterwards to where ever you need them to be.

In fact, there was a question asked today by someone else about moving DB files around:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS-SQL-Server/SQL_Server_2008/Q_27980580.html
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by:Anthony Perkins
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Something like this (change the logical names and enter the full path to the data files including their physical names as appropriate):
RESTORE DATABASE jandmmfg
   FROM DISK= 'F:\Backups\SQL\jandmmfg.BAK'
   WITH NORECOVERY, 
      MOVE 'jandmmfg_Data' TO '<full path of your data file goes here>', 
      MOVE 'jandmmfg_Log' TO '<full path of your transaction log file goes here>'

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by:jampost
ID: 38730172
acperkins,

I received this error after the MOVE statement.


Msg 3234, Level 16, State 2, Line 1
Logical file 'jandmmfg_Data' is not part of database 'jandmmfg'. Use RESTORE FILELISTONLY to list the logical file names.
Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
RESTORE DATABASE is terminating abnormally.
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sjwales

I might try that to get things rolling.
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by:jampost
ID: 38730180
sjwales,

    Creating the folders did not work.
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by:jampost
ID: 38730199
Thank you all for your help.  I am going do an upgrade in place from SQL Server 2008 to 2012. I think that in the ticket. Happy New Year everybody.
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by:Anthony Perkins
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Logical file 'jandmmfg_Data' is not part of database 'jandmmfg'.
That is why I specifically stated change the logical names and enter the full path to the data files including their physical names as appropriate.  I have no idea what names you used.  And yes using RESTORE FILELISTONLY will answer that question for you.
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