Database Server Upgrade

Follow the instructions below to upgrade an existing Microsoft SQL Server instance to a newer version for use with ERA Server or ERA Proxy database:

1.Stop all running ERA Server or ERA Proxy services connecting to the database server that you will be upgrading. Additionally, stop any other applications that might be connecting to your Microsoft SQL Server instance.

2.Back up all relevant databases safely before proceeding.

3.Perform the database server upgrade following the database vendor's instructions.

4.Start all ERA Server and or ERA Proxy services and check their trace logs to verify the database connection is working correctly.
 

See the following web pages for more information specific to your database:

Upgrade SQL Server https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb677622.aspx (you can click Other Versions for instructions to upgrade to a specific SQL Server version)

Upgrade MySQL Server (to version 5.6) http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/upgrading.html