Questions tagged [compatibility-level]

Compatibility level is a SQL Server feature on the database level that can be used to make a database behave like it would be running on an older version of SQL Server than it actually is.

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Compatibility level when upgrading a SQL Server 2005 database to SQL Server 2012

I would like to move my databases which are currently running on SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2012, using the Copy Database Wizard in SQL Server Management Studio. Should I first set the database ...
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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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Updating a compatibility mode 80 database for SQL Server 2014

We have a SQL 2008 R2 server with a database on it that is running in compatibility mode 80. We are interested in upgrading 2008 R2 to 2014, but the upgrade adviser doesn't work because we can't force ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 I ...