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

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Replication - Initialize with Snapshot when using filtered rows

We have a large database that is being Transactionally replicated (one way) between sites. The Publication has a date based filter so that it doesn't replicate old data. I need to add a new ...
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Copying MySQL Raw Data Files for Master-Slave Replication and GTIDs

I have been developing and running a mysql-based web application (intranet-based) for some time now. I wish to establish a step-by-step sane sequence for creating a slave from the running MySQL master....
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Multiple Distributors in SQL Server Replication

Per this article, a Publisher can only have one remote Distributor in doing SQL Server Transactional Replication. Each Publisher can be assigned to only a single Distributor instance, but multiple ...
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Best practice to recover an CRUD statement to a linked server if connection is lost

I am looking for the best practice for the following scenario. We have a CRM in our company. When an employee updates the record of a company, there is trigger that fires a stored procedure which has ...
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Delayed transactional replication setup?

I will need to setup transactional replication for a big database. I use backup/restore to initialize the database because it's too big to use snapshot over slow network. So the following steps are ...
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Replication throw an error after failover mirror partner is down in SQL Server

Received an error mentioned below after failover when mirror partner is down. Error : to fail over to a database which is not configured for database mirroring. code: 22037, text: 'Invalid ...
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What User Level is needed for Transactional Replication

I've been setting up Transactional Replication between two database servers I have running. My first experiment with setting it up I simply used SA and local Admin account for all of the agents. ...
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SQL Server Transactional Replication With subscriber trigger returning a value

I have transaction replication setup on on SQL server 2008 R2. The subscriber has a after trigger on the published article that inserts into another table on the subscriber's database and returns the ...
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Identity Range - Transactional Replication

I have a Transactional Replication on a table with an identity column. At the publisher there are many online transactions(from front end) and offline transactions (from back end). Online transactions ...
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MySQL Replication/Backup

I'm a new DBA working with a MySQL(5.6.19) instance I have running on a Mac Pro, I'd like to back it up with the Percona tools, but there isn't a distro for Mac, so my plan is to create a copy of the ...
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Can I re-replicate a transactional publication? Should I?

We use a cloud-based SAAS provider as one of our line-of-business applications. An on-site SQL Server 2008 R2 instance in our DMZ is a transactional replication subscriber to a number of publications ...
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Can't connect to SQL Server

I'm trying to set up Peer-to-Peer Transactional Replication and I'm stuck at "Add a New Peer Node" step - I can't connect to another server. In server name field I specify serverIP\DBNODE2 and SQL ...
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Peer-to-Peer Transactional Replication Load Balancing in MS SQL Server

I'm looking at Peer-to-Peer Transactional Replication and it looks like a perfect fit for my requirements, but there's one unclear part - load balancing (see picture below). How it is implemented in ...
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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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Replicating to Older Versions of MS SQL Server

According to an old MSDN article (from the SQL Server 2008 R2 era), Microsoft SQL Server transactional replication subscribers need to be within two versions of the publisher. Does this hold true for ...
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Transactional Replication to DB on Same Server instance

We have a SQL Server 2012 instance that contains a database with data for many product lines. We are looking for a way to take subsets of this data into another database on the same instance. This ...
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Distribution clean up job in transactional replication. Records removed but files didnt

Distribution clean up job runs without errors according to schedule, but I noticed that snapshot files do not remove even if they are created beyond max_disretention period. Records from ...
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Group Policy - replication snapshot

Has anyone seen a domain Group Policy stop a transactional replication snapshot from being configured and executed "A required privilege is not held by the client". To cut a long story short... I am ...
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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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“Uninitialized subscription” on replication monitor when creating a subscription on transactional replication [closed]

we have the same question here. However, that does not answer my question below. I'm using SQL Server 2012 and trying to implement transactional replication. I'm using the system stored procedures to ...
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Replication Monitor Information using T-SQL

The image below shows a transaction replication problem that I am currently investigating. The image comes from the Replication Monitor. How can I get this information using T-SQL?
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Snapshot Agent - Transactional Replication - Why a complete snapshot?

Often, I will add a single article to an existing transactional replication publication. I then start the snapshot agent to copy the new article and it's data over to the subscriber. Most of the time, ...
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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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Transactional Replication - Replication Order of Related Tables

** This was previously asked on Stackoverflow - I removed it from there and recreated here ** I have an issue with SQL Server Transactional Replication. My topology is as follows (and this cannot be ...
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How to restart the distributor agent of transactional replication?

After troubleshooting query time out error I would like to restart my distributor agent. So I go to my distributor server, in my distributor DB (called distribution_SA) I run the following query: ...
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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 ...
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transaction log restore

we have an external production database (maintained by another company) and we are trying to build an internal database that replicates the production database for reporting purposes (both sql-server)....
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Replication Madness

Summary We were contracted to build a "Hot-Standby" for a company which keep their data in the cloud. The through-put is relatively low. Database availability/accuracy is a matter of life or death. ...
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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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Can you use CDC on a subscriber for transactional replicaiton [closed]

Is there a way with SQL Server to have a limited number of tables replicated to another server using transactional replication and then use CDC or Change Tracking ONLY in the server replicated to?
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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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SQL Server Replication Snapshot Agent login fails

I have setup TRANSACTIONAL REPLICATION from ServerA to ServerB ServerA = Primary Server = SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise ServerB = Secondary Server = SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition. I ...
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Live Partial Table / column replication

I want to know if there is a way to achieve the following with SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Edition? I have Table A: on Server 1 with say 10 columns. Table A: | col1 | col2 | col3 | coln | col10 | ...
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Best way to transfer a few tables from reserve server to production

We have two MS SQL Servers (2012 Standard Edition on Windows 2012 Server) which are located in the same subnet. One is production server. Another is reserve server. Currently there is a ...
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SQL Server 2012 Replication Subsystem Increase Number of Working Threads

I am trying to create Transaction Replication (Push) between two servers, using a distribution database on a3rd server. Server 1 is SQL Server 2008, Server 2 is SQL Server 2012. The Distribution ...
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How to delay replication start

I'm creating a new publication for replication using the @allow_initialize_from_backup option to avoid the snapshot immediate creation and therefore locking all objects replicated on articles. The ...
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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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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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How to recover from transaction replication failure?

My transaction replication works such that, to curb data growth, every day articles in publishers are purged but this purging of data is not replicated on to the subscriber. So at any point of time my ...
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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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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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What is the best solution to implement to replicate a database, with a purging process is in place

I am planning to implement a solution solution to create a separate database for reporting purposes (read only). I thought of implementing transactional replication to solve this problem, however I ...
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adding article seems like hang (transcational replication - pull type)

Hi stackexchange friends, I'm in the midst setup replication (transactional - pull type) between 2 sql servers. sql1 = as publisher sql2 = as distributor & subscriber as well. I have done ...
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SQL Server Cross Domain Transcational Replication

Has anyone got any documentation for doing/implementing Cross Domain SQL Server 2012/2008R2/2008 transactional replication document or steps (with screenshot or without screenshot)?
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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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Why doesn't this transactional replication post script work? (Works in SSMS and SQLCmd.exe)

I have created a script that creates any missing indexes on replicated indexed views. It gets the index definitions from the publisher (Linkedserver) and applies them to the subscriber. The script ...
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Reading from subscriber during Transactional Replication

When using Transaction Replication, are there any restrictions around selecting data from the subscriber whilst transactions are being applied to it? i.e. can selects be made against tables to which ...
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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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Changing two publications at the same time causes deadlock in distribution database

I have transactional replication setup. Let's say three databases on server A replicate to corresponding three databases on Server B. The databases are identical (same structure for different ...
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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 ...