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Is there a way to create an alias in a server for the databases within?

Last Modified: 2015-04-23
We have applications that whenever they are upgraded need to have a new database created and the new version points at it.  The problem is I have many queries that are pulling data across several databases, so when the DB get moved to new version all those queries have to be updated to the new database name.

Is it possible to create an alias for a database name that could be used on those queries and then just update the alias when the upgrade is done and not have to update the queries?
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