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Oracle forms and report 6i compatibility issue

Please advise,is there any compatibility issues with windows server 2008 64 bit and oracle forms and reports 6i? I am being asked to buy a new server with 32bit processors by my support provider. Are ...
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Compare the database compatibility_level to the server version?

I have a mixed environment of servers from 2000 to 2012, and I'd like to find any databases that have a compatibility level set less than the version of the server it is running on. Ideally, I'd like ...
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Tool for identifying stored procs with deprecated syntax?

I have to move a DB running in compatibility mode 80 (SQL Server 2000) on a SQL Server 2005 to a SQL Server 2012. How can I scan it for stored procedures that might break due to deprecated or ...
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Is my SQL Server 2000 connection string compatible with SQL Server 2012?

Currently I have an application in Visual Basic 6. This application connects to a SQL Server 2000 server using a Data Link file (.UDL) through the OLE DB provider for SQL. The server will be ...
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Oracle alternative edition for Windows Server 2012

Does Oracle 11.2 support Windows Server 2012? Any alternative for Windows Server 2012 with respect to Oracle editions? I checked in internet but their forums, and this question says its not ...
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Mysql compatibility between client and server of different versions

How to know what version of mysql client is compatible with what version of the server? Is there backward or forward compatibility tables from the client and/or server point of view? For a given ...
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What is the actual behavior of compatibility level 80?

Could somebody provide me with a better insight about the compatibility mode feature? It is behaving different than I expected. As far as I understand compatibility modes, it is about the ...
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Will certain Database Compatibility cause performance degradation?

I'm running a variety of SQL Servers from 2005 to 2012 across several machines. I have many of these databases running in SQL Server 2000 compatibility mode. Will using an older compatibility in a ...
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Restore database from backup file of different version / edition

I read that it's possible to restore a database in SQL Server as long as you're restoring from an older version to a newer version, for backwards compatibility reasons. Does anyone know off hand if ...
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SQL Server 2008 and compatibility level 80

Is there any technical reason why an application certified on SQL Server 2000 should not work properly on SQL Server 2008 with compatibility level 80? In other words would there be any possible data ...
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How to detect compatibility errors - SQL Server 2012

I am changing a database's compatibility mode from 90 (SQL Server 2005) to 110 (SQL 2012) and I am wondering at what point would I see errors from breaking changes if there are any. I ran Upgrade ...
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Moving database to another SQL Server instance [closed]

I have an old database running on compatibility level 6.5 on a SQL Server 2005 instance. The support for compatibility level 6.5 has been deprecated as of 2005 and removed on 2008. The place where I ...
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How can I query the SQL Server Compatibility Level into a variable?

I know to query the current Compatibility Level of a database with declare @dbname sysname select @dbname = db_name(0) exec sp_dbcmptlevel @dbname But this seems to return its result via print and ...
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Does the compatibility level for sql server work reliably for scripts?

We have some DB scripts that need to be migrated from SQL Server 2008 R2 back to 2005, often scripts created in SQL Server 2008 / 2008 R2 won't run on a SQL Server 2005 installation (which some ...
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What is the meaning of Microsoft Compatibility Level?

Setting cmptlevel to 80 on a SQL-Server 2005 inhibits the use of PIVOT and APPLY, but doesn't affect the use of Analytical Functions. Is there any rational behind this?