Setting the MS-SQL compatibility levels

sp_dbcmptlevel : This command is using to set certain database behaviors to be compatible with the specified version of SQL Servers.


   —-SQL Server 2005 database compatible level to SQL Server 2000
EXEC sp_dbcmptlevel <DBNAME>, 80;
Version of SQL Server database can be one of the following:
  • 60 = SQL Server 6.0
  • 65 = SQL Server 6.5
  • 70 = SQL Server 7.0
  • 80 = SQL Server 2000
  • 90 = SQL Server 2005

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