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Is it possible to restore a backup of a SQL Server 2008 database onto an instance of SQL Server 2005?

Yesterday, this question was asked by one of the training participant, Is it possible to restore a backup of a SQL Server 2008 database onto an instance of SQL Server 2005? No, It is not possible to restore a database from a backup of a newer version because SQL Server 2008 database backups are not [...]