SQL Server 2008 R2 backup to SQL Server 2008
Posted on 2013-06-12
We are purchasing a company that uses the same software system as we do. I have been tasked to retrieve that data and get it into our database. I figured it's the same software so this will be easy. They have sent me a backup of their database (SQL Server 2008 R2). I thought I would simply be able to restore their database to a new database on our server until I realized we are on SQL Server 2008 standard and I cannot restore their R2 Database. Is there anyway for me to extract the data from the R2 Backup? It's not a very large DB so even if I can get it into some sort of csv file I would be happy.