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Posted - 08/27/2014 :  19:00:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
We have SQL 2008 (not R2) running under Server 2008.

We're getting a new Server 2012 box and would like to re-use the Server 2008 license.

Any compatibility issues we should be aware of?

Thanks much,


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Posted - 08/28/2014 :  00:25:30  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I found this link which shows compatibility between different flavors of SQL Server and Windows Server.

So, I am good for 2008 under Server 2012. Useful link to have for other combinations too.
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Constraint Violating Yak Guru

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Posted - 08/28/2014 :  07:44:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Found the same thing this morning.

We are rebuilding a server after a Microsoft update killed our old one.

Unfortunately when I went to do the install of SQL, our system guy put the wrong version of SQL install file on the server. He put Express, I need Standard...

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