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Did a SQL Server instance ever participate in replication?

How can I tell whether a SQL Server instance ever had replication in use or not? I'm debugging an issue with a 3rd party software. This software (Red Gate SQL Backup) reports the distribution database ...
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SQL Server 2005 to 2012 Replication, cannot access replicated data

I have created publication (snapshot, small table with 10 rows) on MS SQL Server 2005. Then, I created push subscription on MS SQL Server 2012. When I try to select data form table, process takes ...
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Bidirectional transactional replication for failover system: Managing sql server jobs

I have set up Bidirectional transactional replication for failover system. I have taken care of Identity columns (have reseeded their values from a higher value) and all other things. But how can I ...
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Domain name change of SQL servers involved in replication

I have a situation where client wants to change their domain name of servers hosting SQL Servers(e.g. from AB to CD). I have a transactional replication with updatable subscription configured with 1 ...
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sp_publication_validation procedure doesn't seem to work properly

I am trying to use sp_publication_validation stored procedure to validate that my replication setup is working correctly. This procedure is pretty straightforward and is described here. I am running ...
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How to generate replication snapshot without locking tables

When I reinitialize subscription and generate new snapshot it locks all tables and makes the database unusable for a very long time (never waited it out). Is there anyway to do this without locking?
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Subscription fails with Incorrect syntax near '9'

In my Distributor To Subscriber History I get the following error: Command attempted: 9 (Transaction sequence number: 0x0018E94F0000207A006200000000, Command ID: 59) Error messages: ...
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In which server does the snapshot agent run?

While configuring a publisher for replication, we execute sp_startpublication_snapshot SP and provide the publication name as a parameter to the SP. We do not specify the distribution server's ...
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Build replication from backup not publication source

I have an interesting scenario I am trying to find a solution to. We currently have the current setup. ProductionDatabase (publisher) is the publication for transnational replication to the ...
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42 views

Will Transactional Replication Work?

I have multiple site servers and a central server. Each has a Widget table with identical schema. There is currently a custom process that sends new Widget records from the site server that ...
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Database design for large incoming data

I've been tasked to design a database to handle a large volume of incoming traffic from sensor readings, possibly 1,000s an hour when it's at full strength. Each reading will be relatively short - ...
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159 views

Can I replicate a database from SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2014 (with 2014 distributor)?

I am planning to have database replication running from SQL Server 2012 (publisher) to SQL Server 2014 (both distributor and subscriber) -- pull replication. Has anyone done this type of ...
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MS SQL Server 2012: once a day full replication (automatic backup/restore) for reporting

Our company is w/o a DBA, and it has fallen on me (a complete DB noob) to handle some critical database tasks. I'm looking for the best solution for us to be able to "copy" a full database to another ...
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What are alternatives to Replication to distibute data (Microsoft SQL Server)

Is anyone knowledgeable of alternatives to SQL Server replication? I have a scenario where separate databases will share a lot of the same data which complex queries will match against. We want to ...
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Centralized master data shared among other several DBs

I'm researching and investigating about all possible ways to create a master data database for my portfolio of applications. To give you a quick overview, an example will come in handy: I want to ...
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“Replicate” Table structures with sp_addscriptexec

In our customers environment is a massive central server (running SQL Server Enterprise 2008R2) and some distributed PCs (running SQL Server Standard 2008R2). The central server has a replication for ...
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1answer
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How to make snapshot for new tables only

If there is a replication running for a large set of data, and I want to add one or more new tables, I normally add the articles to the replication and start the snapshot agent. Since there's a lot ...
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157 views

Replication Blocks Code Deployment

We have a database (SQL Server 2008r2) that is being transactionally replicated, namely tables, sprocs, views, indexed views and UDFs only, to another server (SQL Server 2014) as part of a cautious ...
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How to create a secondary read-only reporting database with < 15 minute latency

We have a 2012 standard edition instance that is doing log-shipping of 2 related databases every 15 minutes to a secondary 2012 standard edition instance for DR purposes. Although it provides ...
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141 views

Sync postgreSQL with SQL Server database- on data change event

I have one PostgreSQL database and its data are being changed regularly. I want to sync all its data with my SQL Server database. One thing I can do is use query to check all required tables and ...
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45 views

SQL server replication - Does not ask for the snapshot folder

SQL SERVER 2008 When I created a publisher for the first time, it asked for the snapshot folder path. I deleted that replication and tried to recreate the publisher. This time it doesn't even ask for ...
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Snapshot replication - How to detect when a snapshot has arrived on the Subscriber from the Subscriber DB

I have snapshot replication set up to on a server which publishes to a second server as part of a scheduled SQL Server Agent job. When the snapshot finishes, I would like to detect when each table has ...
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91 views

distrb.exe & Logread.exe using huge SQL.txt file in C:\Users\sqlsrvacct\AppData\Local\Temp folder

I have the following situation: SQL server 2008 R2 SP2 I have both the Distribution and Subscription database in this server. LogReader agent and Distribution agent are running in continuous mode the ...
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SQL Server DTC: is it possible to automatically replicate data that is created on Oracle DB?

I have a SQL server with a table that is spec'd exactly like a table in an Oracle database. What I would like to do is automatically copy the data from the Oracle table to the SQL server table... Is ...
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SQL Server Replication Monitor Throwing “Specified cast is not valid. (ReplicationMonitor)” Error

The publisher is running SQL Server 2008 R2 on a Server 2008 R2 box. The subscriber is running SQL Server 2012 on a Server 2012 box. I have tried launching the replication monitor from both servers ...
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Replication failure after old domain controller shut down

We changed domains on our SQL Server 2008 R2 about 6 months ago with no issues while the old domain controller was still up. The old controller was taken down today and our replications started ...
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Replication with FileStream

I need to setup database replication (for high availability) on a database that uses FileStream. This is on SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition, so Always On or Peer-to-Peer replication is not an option. ...
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Create replication sql server for DWH [closed]

I have a DWH and I need to make an update once a day from STG Database to DWH I need use replication in SQL SERVER, How I do this?
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260 views

Moving SQL server 2008 to a new Server with all DBs, replication and Jobs

We have to move our Production SQL server 2008 to a new Server (with latest SKU and more RAM). So we need to move all DBs, replications setup (publisher) and all jobs, means everything :). Also we ...
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SQL Server 2008 replication and large data updates

We have an environment setup where we're replicating a single SQL database to 14 subscribers across relatively slow WAN links. The data at the distributor is refreshed once a day - where the tables ...
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53 views

DB2 manual asynchrounous real-time replication to NON-DB2 database

I have been given a Proof-of-Concept task to find out whether it is possible to set up manual (=no 3rd party tools allowed) asynchrounous real-time replication in DB2 that replicates all data changes ...
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Replication between SQL Server 2005 - 2005

I'm hoping to get some help with a SQL Server 2005 replication issue. In short, in replication monitor, (On the Publisher), on the 'Distributor to Subscriber History' tab, I see two lines under ...
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The @article parameter value must be 'all' for immediate_sync publications

I have a publication of 4 tables and many subscribers (transactional push replication), most of them being interested by one of those 4 tables. Everything is working fine as long as I create the ...
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1answer
106 views

Is it possible to replicate wide table in MS SQL?

The reason of me using sparse columns is to overcome limit of 1024 columns in a table (I know that generally it's not a good reason and there are downsides, but in my situation it's good option ...
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SQL Server 2012 Replication Initialisation Fails — Table keeps being dropped

I have two servers - one located in Australia (Distributor / Publisher), and a second in the UK (Subscriber) both on Amazon's cloud. I have attempted to configure replication as both pull and push ...
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SQL Server 2012 Transactional Replication Issue — Table Data not updating at subscriber

In my projects we configured Transactional Replication for my Database - one publisher, one distributor and two subscribers For 2nd subscriber every table data is updating properly But for 1st ...
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143 views

automatic transactional replication failover to noce2 with AG failover

I am working on to set up high availability group like SQL01,SQL02,SQL03(DR) and SQLRPT01 as the reporting server which has our reporting DB. * From SQL01 to RPT01, I am running transnational ...
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Data replication vs parallel shard query

I'm not a DBA, and I'm wondering how a SQL Server database can scale to fit the needs of a social network. I'm not interested in NOSQL, and I understand that caching plays an important role in ...
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Replication topology advice - central subscriber

I'm seeking guidance and advice about how to set up replication in MSSQL to deal with the following criteria. We have a central server hosted at a data center - this is where our web app is located. ...
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1answer
109 views

SQL Server Merge Replication Dummy Update issue

We have SQL Server 2005 SP4, using merge replication. We started getting this error when the subscribers try to replicate (not all of them but most): The process could not deliver dummy update ...
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Replicating tables for reporting purpose

We have 5 tables in a database on Server A that we would like to replicate to Server B for reporting purposes. We would like to create different indexes on the destination copy so we can get better ...
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Data mirroring suggestions

On my test environment, I have a SQL 2012 2-node physical cluster that accesses a common iSCSI storage on a separate Windows Server 2012 box. What options are there if I want to backup this storage to ...
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Error in configuration sql server replication

I am configuring replication for a sql server 2005 on win server 2003. I get this error: TITLE: New Publication Wizard SQL Server could not configure 'aaaa' as a Distributor. ...
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Masking or substring data while replicating data

I have a table that has some unencrypted data that needs to be replicated to another server. I want to do : Mask the data with an x except the last 5 characters e.g. xxxx12345 just replicate ...
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1answer
658 views

SQL Server - Snapshot Agent won't start [closed]

I have successfully set up Replication. The problem is Snapshot Agent won't start. When I try to start it manually I always end up with "The agent has never been run." Publication runs under the ...
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412 views

SQL Server replication service in Amazon RDS

I have a local infrastructure with multiple SQL Servers. Some of the servers have replications services to copy some data to a master database. Is it possible to have the replication services to work ...
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1answer
33 views

Merge replication parameterised filters

We are looking at using merge replication to maintain a 2-way data flow between a central SQL Server 2012 Standard database and, eventually, 100's of international satellite SQL Express 2012 ...
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59 views

SQL Server replicated databases swap

I have a SQL Server 2012 database. I would like to be able to make changes to this database or to it's replication, then make the replica, the real one. The point here is to have 0 downtime on ...
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SQL Replication - Data not showing

Good Morning, I have recently setup SQL replication and changed some data in one of the tables on the primary table. This data however has not been replicated to the subscription server. On the ...
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1answer
80 views

Log Shipping in lieu of replication

I have two SQL Server 2008 R2 systems that, due to network restrictions, cannot use SQL Server replication. However, data needs to be shared between these systems. It may be possible to send a file ...