Solved

Can I Upgrade SharePoint Content Database from SQL 2008 R2 to SQL 2012?

Posted on 2015-02-03
2
229 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-03
Hello experts,

I have a two-server SharePoint 2010 farm consists of the following:

1) SQL Server 2008 R2 server
2) Application Server (SharePoint 2010)

I need to upgrade the SQL Server from 2008 R2 Enterprise to 2012 Enterprise.

Question: Is that a straightforward process using the SQL installer, or do I need to do other tasks on the SharePoint server, since all databases of the farm are residing on the SQL server.

Also, is there any way I can take backup of the entire farm, so in case things went wrong, I can restore my farm back to the previous state (with SQL 2008 R2)

Please note that this is a Production environment, so I don't want to mess with it.

Thank you
0
Comment
Question by:Mehawitchi
2 Comments
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
QPR earned 500 total points
ID: 40585690
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mehawitchi
ID: 40585731
Thank you QPR - This is exactly what I was looking for
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Join & Write a Comment

SQL Server engine let you use a Windows account or a SQL Server account to connect to a SQL Server instance. This can be configured immediatly during the SQL Server installation or after in the Server Authentication section in the Server properties …
In this article I will describe the Backup & Restore method as one possible migration process and I will add the extra tasks needed for an upgrade when and where is applied so it will cover all.
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server functions from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Ac…
Via a live example, show how to shrink a transaction log file down to a reasonable size.

708 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now