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SQL 2008 and/or 2012-- is backwards compatibility possible to open 2005 databases?

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SQL 2008 and/or 2012-- is backwards compatibility (BC) possible to open 2005 databases? I have some DBAs that are going to need to work with DBs created with 2005. They've been trying to get BC working and testing with 2005 DBs, but doesn't seem to be working. Any ideas?

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That's true indeed, but restoring the database would do the trick.
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