If you make the decision to upgrade to 2008, there are a number of tools that make the process easier, but you still need to understand what things you should consider. We have a new article from Arshad Ali to help you understand the process and what you should consider.
2011-05-20 (first published: 2009-03-02)
In the fourth installment that looks at T-SQL changes for SQL Server 2008, Ashad Ali examines how the Filestream data type works.
2010-03-26 (first published: 2009-08-28)
Continuing with his series on T-SQL enhancements in SQL Server 2008, Arshad Ali brings us a look at the HierarchyID and Large UDTs.
2010-03-19 (first published: 2009-08-27)
Continuing with his series on changes in SQL Server 2008, Arshad Ali takes a look at table enhancements and new data types.
2010-03-12 (first published: 2009-07-27)
SQL Server 2008 has a number of enhancements over 2005 that make it a more capable platform. New author Arshad Ali brings us an overview and some code about a few T-SQL changes.
2010-03-05 (first published: 2009-01-22)