Thanks for the reply. It sounds like being able to upgrade directly from WSS 3.0 to 2010 will be the best way for us. What about our SQL server? Will we have to upgrade to something newer like SQL 2008? Do you have links to some good articles about upgrading from WSS 3.0 to 2010? We may run this(sharepoint server) on a virtualized (hyper-v) environment. Any gotchas on that?
thanks for your help.
Hi Poly Admin,
There are articles about how to upgrade from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010. Before you do an upgrade, make sure you have WSS3.0 SP2 installed. Then, you can follow the official documents below to do your upgrade:
Upgrade to SharePoint Foundation 2010:
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YOu would need to upgrade to a minimum of SQL 2005 (that's the minimum requirement for SharePoint 2010). I would recommend upgrading all the way to SQL 2008 r2 if you are going to upgrade SQL.
No real gotchas running on Virtual vs. Physical. Just make sure it has enough resources (CPU, Disk, Memory).