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How to upgrade editions with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP 2?

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Hello,


I have SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Standard Edition installed.  I like to switch to the Enterprise Edition.  I have the license key, but do I need the Enterprise install program that has SP2?

Thanks,

Paul
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"How to perform an SQL Server Edition Upgrade":

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/petersad/archive/2011/01/24/how-to-perform-an-sql-server-edition-upgrade.aspx


Just MAKE SURE you take and keep a SAFE FULL Database backup of all your user databases.
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Do I need the Enterprise Install with SP2?  How do I handle the SP2, if I just use an install program that does not include the SP2?
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You will install SP2 on the top of your SQL 2008 R2 Enterprise.
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