The Analysis Wizard

You’ll be glad to know that the analysis process does not modify any code or data; that is left for you to do (or not do) at a later time. As an example, let’s run the UA’s Analysis Wizard against all the SQL Server components of a locally installed SQL Server 2005 instance. The Analysis Wizard examines objects that can be accessed, such as scripts, stored procedures, triggers, and trace files. Upgrade Advisor cannot analyze desktop applications or encrypted stored procedures.

To start the process, click the Launch Upgrade Advisor Analysis Wizard hyperlink at the bottom of the Welcome page (see Figure 9.2). When the Analysis Wizard’s Welcome page appears, click Next. When you reach the SQL Server Components screen, choose ...

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