Welcome to SQL Server Central. SQLSecurity.com > Home. SqlJunkies. SQLDTS.com - Data Transformation Services on the web. SQL Server Information at SQLTeam.com. Microsoft SQL Server Related Links. Directory of SQL Resources. Moving a SQL Server database from one server to another is simple-initially.
But there are various methods for moving a database, and some have more advantages than others. Investigating the types of moves ahead of time can make planning for a database migration easier. It takes essentially three steps to move a database from one server to another: take the database out of production, copy it to another server, and then bring the copy back into production.