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Compatibility Level Change

Is changing the compatibility level of a database an online operation?

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asked Oct 12 '09 at 01:06 PM in Default

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Yep (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb510680.aspx), but be careful. Could cause issues with active queries.

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answered Oct 12 '09 at 01:27 PM

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Thought so, but couldn't remember where I read it.
Oct 12 '09 at 02:41 PM Jack Corbett
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And remember that after you change the compatibility level of the db you should update the statistics.

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answered Oct 15 '09 at 08:56 AM

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Right. I'd have forgotten that.
Oct 15 '09 at 11:08 AM Jack Corbett
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