While tracing through my search history today, I came across the Google
Trends tool. Its interesting to see the comparison of searches for

SQL Server 2000 verses SQL Server 2005
. It will be interesting to see if in
the coming months just how many more searches will be for 2005 as there are more
installations and developers undergoing the learning curve.

Most developers I know are already working in mixed environments, and as the
chart might indicate, there’s hasn’t been a wholesale conversion to SQL Server
2005 just yet.

SQL Server 7 on the other hand is

definitely fading