Upgrade Microsoft SQL Server E 2 E
There are 2 ways to install SQL.
1. GUI Environment, which takes you through several steps to complete your installation with various inputs. For instance, Instance name, authentication for various services and some more.
2. Command line installation, you have to specify the few parameters in the command prompt and then it will perform silent installation without additional inputs based on the mode of installation.
In this article, I wish to give you an overview of how to upgrade SQL Editions.
Consider we have SQL evaluation edition in our server. Now, you like to upgrade it to another edition for various organizational needs. How do you do?
Setup.exe /q /ACTION=editionupgrade /INSTANCENAME=MSSQLSERVER /PID=”
For more information, visit BOL with appropriate MS SQL version.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc281837.aspx – SQL 2008