I am looking for your advice/experience when upgrading Sitefinity from an older version.
I have put together a deployment plan for upgrading our Sitefinity 5.1 site to 6.3. This includes copying the database into a staging environment, and running the incremental upgrades from version 5.1 through 6.3 against the database in staging. This database, and the upgraded publish of source files will be deployed to production. I have indicated the time to accomplish this will be somewhere between 6 and 8, not including user testing.
The current size of the content database is 6.2 Gb.
I am requesting a content freeze beginning 8am on day one, to last through 12pm on day 2. Day one will comprise the iterative upgrade of the source and database. Day two will be for user testing and production deployment.
Does this period of time for freezing content on a Sitefinity site sound reasonable for upgrading the site?