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RE: replication question

From: James Ambursley <>
Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2002 10:24:21 -0800
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Is replication faster than a standby database. As I understand it, the standby database will be receive arch logs at preset intervals. Does replication have the same functionality and about how much data is sent to the replicated site.

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  From: []On Behalf Of Kevin Lange   Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 10:44 AM
  To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L   Subject: RE: replication question

  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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    From: Rahul Dandekar []     Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 6:43 AM     To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L     Subject: Re: replication question

    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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