The other day I had to uninstall SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition from a machine and reinstall it.
We had previously done an in-place upgrade from 2000 and I was never 100% convinced the instance was sound. The server is our SSIS and SSRS server. It was originally supposed to be a DEV box. But it has become more of a PROD ETL and reporting box. The only user-facing application being hosted is SSRS. [Read more…]