The automated distribution of transactional changes from a publishing database to one or more subscriber databases.

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Replication monitoring refresher for distribution job affecting performance

I have a performance problem due to a sql agent job executing dbo.sp_replmonitorrefreshjob. The environment is a 2 node Cluster with SQL Server 2005 SP2 and with transaction replication. The OS ...
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Dropping historic Partitions that are no longer required while in P2P replication

The Company I work for has a set of databases (largest just below 1Tb) on different servers - 2 in the US, 2 in Europe. We run full peer-to-peer replication per database between the 4 nodes - so they ...
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Sql server 2012 replication scenario

I am under a really specific scenario. I have a database on a customer's site and a website on Azure cloud that connects to that database. User is on a 50mbit fiber but this is obviously slow. So I ...
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Will replication commands build up if the distribution agent is stopped?

Assuming I have a transactional publication with a single article. There is a Publisher (PUB1) with two Subscribers (SUB1 AND SUB2), and a separate Distributor (DIST1) box is used. I would like to ...
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Identity management in Transaction replication with updatable subscription

I have migrated my publisher DB to new server yesterday. For migration what I did was removed subscriptions and publication completely backed up DB on which publication was configured restored DB ...
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Creating Replication from scratch and do not want to change indexes or Procedures on Subscriber Servers

i have a situation here I have replication from Server A (2008R2) Pub to B(2012) Sub for few databases.. I have 10 non-Clust-Indexes on X table on DB1 on A Server and non-Clust-Indexes 100 X ...
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SQL Server transactional replication distributor

If I have a SQL Server 2012, with two databases, both publishers, replicating to a bunch of subscribers. Can each database go through a different distributor? Is the publisher the server or the ...
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How to setup filtered transactional replication

Configuration/Setup PUBLISHER: SQL Server at branch premises having only specific branch data (ex: branch ID 135) SUBSCRIBER: SQL Server (live at data center) used by application having data for all ...
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Transactional Replication issues

I have a question, I am managing 2 SQL servers is Master Server (Publisher + Distributor) is Client Server (Subscriber) The client is basically owned by a client who is buying data from us. Both ...
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SQL server is replicating to wrong subscriber

I have a publication which is intended to push data to a subscriber over the internet from a remote server to our onsite local subscriber but it ends up on a wrong subscriber.Here is the scenario: ...
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SQL Server Transactional Replication Not Being Created

I'm trying to set up transactional replication between two instances of SQL Server 2014. The publisher is a named instance running SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition. The subscriber is an instance of ...
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How to PUSH data between a Local DB Server to Cloud DB Server?

I have an implementation doubt regarding replicating data between SQL Server 2014 database servers (Replicating data from Local Premises SQL Server to Cloud DB Server, which are not in same domain or ...
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Clustering vs. transactional replication vs. availability groups

Assuming you need to make sure your application that relies on SQL Server 2012 as its database backend is available around the clock, even if one server machine fails. As a developer and not a DBA, I ...
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SQL Server 2012 Transactional Replication - twin subscriptions on same machine

Server A publishes Pub1, Server B subscribes to Pub1. Server A and Server B are both SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition, default instances. When I use Replication Monitor to drop-in a Tracer Token, ...
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Replication Snapshot folder not cleaning up

The job that I thought was supposed to clean up old snapshots isn't removing the old files. The retention is left at default yet there are snapshots months old which remain. The job runs as the ...
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PostgreSQL Server: Many-to-One replication / Transactional Replication

I have several PostgreSQL DBs in different geographical locations (local sites). Each local site DB have the same schema, but unique data. For example, Take a table with columns: Site_ID, ...
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Optimizing the UPDATE For MSdistribution_history

One of the major headaches in my replication is the following MS procedure (over 55% usage), updating the distribution history. It currently has one index on columns agent_id, timestamp, runstatus, ...
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Will transactional replication break if there is a heavy update/delete query run on the publisher DB

For these specifications: Publisher: (prod OLTP DB server) SQL Server 2005, database size : 220 GB also acts as the distributor Subscriber (Prod reporting DB server): SQL Server 2005, DB gets ...
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Replication jobs using proxy

I wanted to use a proxy account for replication agent checkup job on SQL Server 2012. This proxy works for other jobs. I got the following error: Executed as user: SQLUserID. Only members of the ...
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SQL Server Transactional Replication Distribution Database not keeping up

We have following setup at the moment: 8 Cluster servers (SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition) talking to 2,000 store servers in the field via Merge Replication. The 8 servers are replicating to a ...
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Creating a read only replica of SQL Server database for reports

I've faced a problem when my .Net web application is running slow, even when I've optimized all queries. As it turned out another developer, who is making reports runs a bunch of non optimized queries ...
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Trans Replication and Always On Listener Group Name

We have currently (SQL Server 2012 STD) which is continuously replicating from 8 different database server for reporting purpose to server which is on SQL 2008R2. We would like to create an Always On ...
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Replication DB move

I have 2TB of DB involved in SQL Server transactional replication. I want to move publisher DB files to a newer disk with minimum amount of downtime and without breaking replication. Please let me ...
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SQL Server Change Tracking and Replication

My colleagues and I are working on a solution revolving around change tracking… Our goal is to use SQL Server change tracking to track changes to be pushed to another non-SQL system. Our database is ...
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Replication taking too much time between requests

We are using transactional replication in SQL Server 2014 with one master (publisher), 1 distributor (dedicated server), and 3 slaves (subscribers). All writes are made to master and reading is done ...
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SQL Server distributor server move

I need to move my distributor server to a brand new server without resnapshotting it. The scenario I have is similar to the one defined in below link. http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/...
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Execute a script after transactional replication setup completes

We successfully set up transactional replication with 15 articles. After successful of article changes Done in subscriber, we need to execute ".SQL File" at subscriber database. Please help on this. ...
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Incremental snapshot in transactional replication [duplicate]

Is there a way to increment the snapshot at the distributor instead of reinitalizing the snapshot every time a new table is added/removed/altered? It is taking a lot of time to generate the snapshot. ...
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What about redundancy if distributor goes down?

I'm setting up load balancing, transactional replication and mirroring. However, what I actually thought might work from the beginning, making the system redudant doesn't actually work because a ...
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SQL Server : distribution agent error

In my transactional replication setup, the replication monitor keeps printing this message every 5 mins: Agent XYZ is retrying after an error. 35 retries attempted. See agent job history in the ...
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How to wait for SQL Server replication reinitialization via TSQL

We use transaction and push replication. Every night after the data import 2 replication targets are initialized with the following commands. USE [dbImport] -- Execute at the Publisher to ...
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Prevent SQL Server publisher from running out of disk space

I have an issue with transactional replication which leads to running out of disk space. The scenario is following. Database A is replicated to another computer via local distributor with command ...
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How to Properly shutdown and disassemble SQL Database Replication

While testing SQL Server Replication we setup Replication on our ERP Test DB from SQL Server Enterprise to SQL Server Standard. We have since got replication up-and-running on our Live database and ...
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Transactional Replication issue due to big Transaction Log in sql server 2008 r2

I want an answer of question and that would be highly appreciated Scenario: First of all i am an IT guy from Sports Field and using SQL Server 2008R2. I have 2 production servers server 1 and Server ...
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Temporarily removing replication from Publisher

Is it possible to temporarily remove Transactional Replication from a publisher database in order to allow a release to be executed against the database? If I stopped the log reader agent would I be ...
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transaction replication causing too many deadlocks after adding a indexed view - what to monitor in order to avoid this?

I have created the following indexed view and its clustered index: This view was created on a subscriber database and all the tables used in the view are constantly being written to through the ...
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how to find the name of the distributor server and publisher server from the subscriber server/subscriber database

Having in mind that I can add computed columns to the subscription tables according to this link: SQL Server : Transactional Replication Computed Column That I am already doing, and also adding ...
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How to manage old replication issue

Background We are using SQL Server 2008 and we had a merge replication configured (before i joined the company). After that they stopped using it and the didn't delete it and configured transactional ...
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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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Distributor latency - slow sp_MSget_repl_commands performance

One of our publishers is subscribed to by three subscribers, each subscriber is hosted on its own physical server. Two of those subscribers are 2008R2 and the third 2012. The 2012 subscriber is ...
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Transactional Replication to a Version Two Versions Older--Count by Name or Number?

According to Microsoft SQL Server documentation, a "Subscriber to a transactional publication can be any version within two versions of the Publisher version." In this context, are versions named ...
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Two-way replication between SQL Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

I know that in SQL Server you can't have two-way replication between different versions. I wanted to know if SQL Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 are considered "different versions"? Did ...
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Low performance, high availability, replicated key/value store with audit trail

I'm looking for a database system with fairly specific specs. I've looked most of the major relational databases and NoSQL products out there and did not find one that even remotely satisfied my ...
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Is replication possible on two different domains?

I am implementing a database replication between different geograhical locations where each one is on a different domain. After going through all the process, when I start the agent it runs and stops. ...
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How to restore replication after server crash

We had two databases on one SQL Server 2005 instance with transactional replication between them (3 tables as articles). This server acted both as publisher and distributor. Then the RAID on the ...
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Replication of specific tables using Postgres 9.4.4 and Amazon Web Services

I have currently setup a Postgres 9.4.4 RDS instance on Amazon Web Services. On this instance I hold 20 tables. In addition I also have Postgres 9.4.4 installed on my local server (OS: 64-bit Linux) ...
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Transactional replication taking hours to replicate

I have a bunch of tables replicated from my_publisher to my_subscriber via my_distributor. Some of these tables, not all of them, when updated on my_publisher, take a couple of hours to be updated on ...
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How to make distributor highly available in Always On Configuration

We have clients requested us to configure Always on with Replication. Microsoft does not support it. "The distributor should not be a host for any of the current (or intended) replicas of the ...
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How to set ALL the replication to DEADLOCK_PRIORITY LOW?

I have just got this email here: Then looking at the sql server log I find this deadlock was caused by one of our procedures (that was the victim) against the replication. O.K. in this case in ...
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The process is running and is waiting for a response from the server - transactional replication

I could not yet figure it out why one of my transaction replication subscription is constantly coming out with the following annoying message: The process is running and is waiting for a response ...