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Backup from Server1 and restore it to Server2?

IF we have two Servers installed with SQL Server 2008 instances, Server1 has three drives C, D and E with 100, 500 and 500 GB respectively and Server2 has three drives C, D and E with 100, 300 and ...
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73 views

SSIS v/s Replication v/s logshipping

I have 2 SQL server instances, on different servers. One is Production instance and gets lots of reads and writes daily. Another one is for external applications to use a copy of few of the tables ...
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35 views

Moving large database to another drive, how to measure performance before, and setup some type of replication for fast fail back?

Sorry if this is kind of more than question at a time, but here goes. Running SQL Server 2008 on windows server 2008 as well. We have a large database just over 200gb right now (it holds images of ...
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1answer
80 views

How to remove orphaned Log Reader Agents from Replication Monitor?

How do I remove the two Log Reader Agents with errors from the Replication Monitor? As you can see, the job does not exist (Error message produced by right click > Properties on errored Log Agent ...
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1answer
67 views

Transactional Replication-Creating New Publication (for 800GB SQL Server 2008 DB) taking too long [closed]

I am trying to setup a transactional replication (which was done successfully in two earlier attempts but had to redo this time for some specific reasons on the remote distributor database server) ...
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48 views

Merge replication web sync pull error

I have some problems with web synchronization for the Merge Replication. I repeated every step described here but I have always the same error: Security Error ....Unable to connect to the URL ...
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104 views

Adding a replication article manually & failing to generate new replication sprocs

I've got a large number of articles I need to add to a new replication transactional publication in a dynamic fashion, but appear to be running into an error every time I switch replication on. ...
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86 views

Merge replication issue : conflicts with new data

I set up merge replication with SQL Server 2008, I am having issues when creating new data on clients and trying to synchronize with the remote server. Pulling data from the server works fine. But ...
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1answer
177 views

SQL Server DR, mirroring or virtualise and mirror

I have a client with a small business server 2008 Premium installation. This obviously includes SQL Server 2008 standard on a separate 2008 server. On the SQL we run several line of business ...
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78 views

Replication randomly started failing

I have replication set up between two servers. This morning I came in and it was failing. I was getting these errors: Error messages: The process could not execute 'sp_replcmds' on ...
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1answer
109 views

Updateable Subscriptions: Rows do not match between Publisher and Subscriber

I have transactional replication with updatable subscribers set up in SQL Server 2008. It has 3 subscribers and 1 publisher. I had to setup replication again due to some errors related to the database ...
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1answer
116 views

Transactional Replication - Snapshot metrics

I have an application that is using Transactional Replication. We are using snapshots to initialize the subscriptions. All publishers and subscribers are using SQL Server 2008. Due to the way our ...
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2answers
241 views

Data sharing between client and server two ways

One of my Silverlight applications is running. This Application is using one central database (SQL Server 2008) and three other client databases (SQL Server 2008) in server other locations. Our ...
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62 views

Data deleted from replicated table

I have two servers (one publisher and other is subscriber). The replication is succesfully running for a long time. I am using transactional replication with updateable subscription. Couple of days ...
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1answer
500 views

SQL Server-MySQL master-master replication

We are looking into setting up a master-master replicated MSSQL database and I am interested to hear of any potential pitfalls that we may run into along the way and generally any advice that you ...
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1answer
342 views

Is replication from SQL Server 2008 to PostgreSql possible?

Is it possible ? Sql Server as publisher(master) and PostgreSql as slave(subscriber) ? Any type of replication really.
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326 views

Modifying replication distributor & publisher

I have a SQL Server 2008 transactional replication setup as follows: 192.168.100.1 <-- Distributor 192.168.100.2 <-- Publisher 192.168.100.3 <-- Subscriber Our network team want to change ...
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130 views

which sql server edition is good for practice [closed]

Which SQL Server (free/trail) would be good to install, which requires minimum resource and have maximum features. I mean, I can practice mirroring,logshipping and replication. I found this link, but ...
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1answer
167 views

SQL Server replication conflicts after migration from 2000 to 2008

I got a suggestion over at Stackoverflow to post here....greatful for any and all help. Please bear with me I think this might take a while to explain. For many years now my company has hosted a ...
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1answer
90 views

How can we achive the replica of databases for SQL Server?

I have been working in VB6 to VB.NET migration project.In VB6 project they have individual databases (access db .mdb) for every user now we made that to centralized database using SQL Server. In the ...
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2answers
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Why do I get “The initial snapshot for publication is not yet available.”?

We are using Transactional Replications with updatable subscriptions. 1 publisher, 1 subscriber. SQL Replication started encountering a constraint error on 3/6 at 10AM because people at two different ...
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1answer
170 views

How to replicate from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008 R2?

I have SQL Server 2000 as publisher and SQL Server 20008 R2 as subscriber. I want to replicate data from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008 R2 on a different machine. Primary key fields are not ...
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1answer
353 views

SQL Server Troubleshooting Replication and Long-Running fn_dblog query

I am trying to get (pull) Transactional Replication working again for a subscriber. Currently, in Replication Monitor I am seeing messages in the Publisher to Distributor tab and the Distributor to ...
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333 views

Transactional Replication Over Domain

I am trying to setup transactional replication in SQL Server 2008 R2 on two servers on separate domains. I am able to create the distributor, create the publication, and create the subscription, ...
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1answer
205 views

Does sp_droparticle @force_invalidate_snapshot=1 invalidate the entire snapshot?

Forgive this simple SQL Server question, but if I just want to remove a single stored procedure from snapshop replication (2008 SQL Server R2), if I call sp_droparticle, will it invalidate the entire ...
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1answer
378 views

What causes Transactional SQL Server Replication to need to be rebuilt/re-initialised

In a company I've recently joined we have two SQL Server instances, connected via transactional replication. I'm a developer and hadn't really come across SQL replication before so am a complete ...
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Two way replication

I have a little problem... I have this case: 2 server instances 2 Databases 1 Table (5 columns) From server 1 I created publication to replicate all columns of tables I have in DB1. From server ...
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1answer
170 views

SQL Server 2008 with SP1 Updating to SP3

I am considering applying this Service Pack 3 in a SQL Server 2008 with SP1, however I was not able to find if there are any drawbacks in this process, specially regarding to Replication Services and ...
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1answer
529 views

Merge replication SQL Server 2008 publisher with SQL Server 2012 subscriber

is this somehow possible to have SQL Server 2008 publisher with a SQL Server 2012 subscriber for merge replication?
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33 views

what are the implications of setting up a subscriber as a publisher?

We have application database (APP_DB) that creates a "live copy" of itself via transactional replication (push) to a database (COPY_DB) on a separate server. This COPY_DB is used for reporting and ...
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1answer
42 views

Merge Replicate, reinitialise with a different part of the data

I have a set of database with merge replicate configured between them. The publisher is an aggregate of three sets of data. Call them set 0, 1, and 2 There are subscribers that grab one set of the ...
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226 views

SQL Server 2005 replication for a data warehouse

We are trying to implement some kind of Data Warehouse at my current employer. Most of our data is in a SQL Server 2005, but we might also integrate some Access databases and some databases in a SQL ...
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1answer
195 views

Post replication powershell script - on subscriber

I need to execute a command before a replication executes on the publisher, and after, on the subscriber. I seem to have it working on the publisher, by adding another step in the replication agent. ...
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280 views

Cleaning up transaction replication del/ins/upd stored procedures?

I'm referring to the ones that start with: dbo.sp_MSdel... dbo.sp_MSins... dbo.sp_MSupd... I've noticed they are not removed when I run exec sp_dropsubscription on the Publisher then run ...
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1answer
532 views

Resuming Replication w/ Database Mirroring when Principle is unavailable

I'm trying to setup a disaster recovery scenario and I'm stuck at this particular point. Here's what I've done so far: A) Created principal database on Server A and and mirror on Server B ...
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1answer
482 views

Merge replication - can't create snapshot – timeout

I have a SQL Server 2008 database, and I need a merge replication because I want to sync with mobile devices afterwards. So I created a replication but when it comes to start the snapshot agent, the ...
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How unsafe is it to change the data source of repl_distributor on a publisher

I have a long story that I will condense to a few bullet points that leads up to my question Reporting Server (SQL 2008) is distributor/subscriber cluster for a SQL 2000 Transactional Publication ...
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How Much Overhead Does Web Sync Add?

I am running merge replication in SQL2012 using web sync. Has anybody done any experiments to compare the performance of web sync to connecting to replication using a straight TCP/IP connection? ...
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2answers
761 views

Log Reader replication agents are constantly restarting

I am recreating (push) transactional replication from a SQL 2000 instance to a SQL 2008 instance which I had to break in order to do a db migration. The 2008 instance is both the distributor and a ...
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0answers
318 views

SQL Server 2008 replication scenario

First of all sorry about my english, and most importantly, my database ignorance, I'll do my best ;) Until now, the scenario that I have is as follows: In a server under our LAN, we have a database ...
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2answers
646 views

Replicate DB2 table to SQL Server 2008

I need to replicate data from a DB2 database into a SQL Server Database (along the lines of about 80 tables). I can create an SSIS package, to just flat copy the data from one to another pretty easy, ...
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778 views

What options exist for copying data between servers on a regular basis?

My apologies if this has already been answered. I've searched SO and of course here on DBA, and am surprised to find no close matches. Specifically, I'm looking for a solution which survives schema ...
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1answer
434 views

replication warning: transactional replication latency alert not working

I have set up a predefined replication alert (as outlined here) in SQL Server 2008 and the alert for Replication Warning: Transactional replication latency does not appear to work. This is triggered ...
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1answer
577 views

Replicating Triggers

I am doing some analysis on merge replication and triggers for a project. I have two tables, Product and Audit that I am replicating. I have an update trigger on the Product table which is ...
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1answer
467 views

Transactional replication from SQL Server 2000 to 2008

I have legacy databases on two SQL Server 2000 servers that I am trying to replicate to a SQL Server 2008 R2 database using transactional replication. The 2008 server is not in the same LAN, so I am ...
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2answers
695 views

replication monitor: why is current average performance poor?

I am a replication rookie. We have a very simple transactional replication set up in SQL Server. I am looking at the Replication Monitor on the subscriber and one of my subscriptions show Poor ...
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1answer
490 views

New foreign key and merge replication

We are experiencing an issue when creating a new foreign key to an existing table, which is being replicated to another SQL Server 2008. More specifically, we are adding a new foreign key to this ...
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1answer
875 views

PK Violation after transactional replication

I have an application set up with transactional replication being pushed to a standby machine that will be used for emergency failovers. The replication appears to be working, any inserts made to ...
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1answer
104 views

Re-subscribing to a merge publication after edits made offline

Hypothetical Question - To help scenario planning. Let's say I have a 2008 R2 Merge Publication with 5 active subscribers. The publication is deleted and all subscriptions are removed. A week or so ...
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1answer
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Copy snapshot files from Publisher, Paste and Apply on subscriber in SQL Merge Replication

I read an excellent article about copying the snapshot files for Transactional replication from Publisher to Subscriber and Apply them on subscriber. ...