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RE: replication question

From: Kevin Lange <>
Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2002 07:43:32 -0800
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The way I see it ..... the question comes down to whether or not you need two way replication or just one way. If both databases can update those tables and you need them synced between the databases then Advanced Replication would be the route. If all you need are data changes from 1 database to be replicated to another database then simple replication is all you need.

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Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 6:43 AM
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Depends on your need.
You can have read only snapshots, updatable snapshots or multimaster...
Again if you think of multimaster... then you would need to make decision based on your application requirements about sync or async  

I donot have any expereince of snapshot replication. But, if you are planning multimaster replication, then better spend a couple of months studying it and testing on test boxes...  

Make 100% sure that your application really needs the replication and there is no other simpler option...  

Just 2 cents...  


Dear Gurus,
The clients will enter records to a database all day and I will update the other database .
I need to replicate 10 tables in a database to other database at a specific time.  

Do I need Advanced replication or basic replication . ? How can I understand that replication is supported in my both databases. ?  



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