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Posted - 12/21/2012 :  21:28:19  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i have a database in sql 2008 and i want it to convert so as to use in sql 2005 is it posiible


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Posted - 12/21/2012 :  23:25:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
you cant convert higher version db to lower version. you can do the reverse though. If question is to keep db in 2008 server but make it behave like sql 2005 then you can set compatibility level as 90 to make it behave like 2005

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Posted - 12/22/2012 :  09:22:42  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
or Do you mean you have backup of SQL 2008 and you want it to work in SQL 2005?
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