The Microsoft SQL Server LocalDb has become a staple tool for our development teams. A number of years ago they removed the version number from the connection string, which was a great move.
I recently needed to upgrade to 2016 in order to import a .bacpac file from an Azure database. So I installed SQL Server Express 2016 […]
Tag: SQL Server
Recently, I tried opening an MDF file from my SQL Server Express instance only to discover be prompted with the following error:
The database cannot be opened because it is version 661. This server supports version 662 and earlier. A downgrade path is not supported.
This error message is completely misleading, however, as it indicates that my installation […]