Questions tagged [merge-replication]

A type of replication in SQL Server in which Publishers and Subscribers can work autonomously and later reconnect, synchronize, and merge data changes to achieve convergence among all nodes in the topology. Merge replication is typically used in server-to-client environments.

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MS SQL Server Error: Replication components are not installed on this server on Ubuntu

We have a Windows 10 SQL Server 2014 Standard License I'm using on our local computer. Trying to replicate a database to an Ubuntu Server 18.x with SQL Server 2018 (installed using this easy guide). ...
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Transaction publication with merge publication

I have a transaction publication setup on SQL Server 2014 lets call it (node A) that replicates to SQL Server 2008 (node B), then I use merge replication to synchronize changes from (A) through (B) to ...
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SQL Server Merge Replication Error: The format of a message during Web synchronization was invalid

I am doing Merge Replication using Web Synchronization. On Subscriber end, there is SQL Express 2012 on Windows 10 Pro. On publisher end, there is SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016. Web ...
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mssql server 2016 merge replication article properties keep changing after a while

We have on our setup merge replication between two servers running the same versions of MSSQL server. We have some fields of the geography datatype and we fix that by converting filestream to nvarchar(...
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Selecting specific table for each subscriber when using merge replication in SQL Server with multiple subscribers

I am using merge replication with SQL Server 2017. I have one publisher, and two subscribers (all in all 3 database servers). I need to replicate different tables to each subscriber. Is this ...
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Merge replication Locking on MSMerge_genHistory Table and lots of unhappy chickens

I do contracting with about 10 chicken farms. Each chicken has a GUID so we can track it through the entire life process (govt. requirement). We have 2 million chickens in the tables at any one time....
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How would you move data for only the tables that exist in the destination?

I have Database A (which has Tables a, b, c, d) on Server1 and Database B on Server2 (which has tables c, d, e, f). The tables are added/edited/removed at both locations randomly and may change at any ...
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Why merge replication wants to replicate view before replicating related table?

We have a publication and a subscriber running on 2 SQL 2016 servers. Now the error that we are receiving during subscription initialization is: Error messages: The schema script 'vw_BlackList_961....
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How to Test the Validation of Merge Replication

I want to test my merge replication, I found that i can execute this stored procedure ; sp_validatemergepublication When i run it , it returns success message , however i want to simulate the ...
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Data integrity in one-to-many distributed architecture

We are a retail shop that has a central data repository which collects data continuously from geographically distributed 1500 odd servers (each store has one SQL Server instance). Like a one to many ...
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Republishing data in merge replication SQL Server

srv1 is distributer and publisher srv2 also is distributer and publisher srv3 subscriber of srv2. I create merge replication and data successfully replicated from srv2 to srv3 However, when ...
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SQL Server replication: can I modify contents of a snapshot?

I have a merge replication which I was unfortunate enough to start modifying, in a way that required the subscriptions to get re-initialized. It makes very good sense and all, since I was touching ...
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Merge ReplicationWhy are uploads from subscriber 5 times slower than downloads on the subscriber

I have a merge replication environment configured between a PUBL and 5 SUB servers that are geo distributed. Most of the activity is at the publisher ( i know not the best direction- working on ...
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SQL Server Replication, is it possible to have “upload only” syncronization on some articles?

Within SQL Server's merge replication, I know how to make publication's article download-only (either with update restrictions on subscriber database or not) - @subscriber_upload_options parameter in ...
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SQL Server Merge Replication, dealing with existing tables

I have publisher and subscriber databases with identical schema, while some of the tables participate in replication and some don't. In some cases it is possible to have tables that have referential ...
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How to find out more on error in merge replication on mssql server?

How to find out more on error in merge replication on mssql server? Error that we are getting is: Error messages: Error converting data type nvarchar to numeric. (Source: MSSQLServer, Error number: ...
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Added New Subscriber but Replication Not working

I have one Merge Replication setup with one Publisher and 5 to 6 Subscribers. We have added one additional subscriber to this replication and when we try to sync it's giving the following error. ...
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Foreign key constraints check during replication?

I am a little bit new to replication and can't seem to find an answer to this anywhere. Let's say I have a simple relation in my database: Department table with Code column as PK and Person table ...
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SQL Server replication model snapshot, transactional and merge - which method can be used

I am trying to implement sql server database replication between 2 branch servers to a Head Office Server. My application is a distributed one, the main application is hosted on head office which is ...
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REPLMERG.exe cannot connect to distributor

We have a SQL Express 2016 instance that is doing merge replication to a SQL 2016 box. This is an upgraded instance on both sides. We upgraded from SQL Express 2012 to 2016 and we moved the database ...
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How to run merge agent job step on tsql

I'm having a problem with the merge replication and I want to try and run the job as a script on ssms so I can see the errors (I've tried almost everything else) Original post Here is the script -...
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Cannot set up replication between two servers

I am trying to subscribe a 2016 (sp2, cu1) server to another 2017 server. I am getting the following error message: For merge publications, the version of the Subscriber must not exceed the version ...
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SQL Server 2014 Triggers and Merge Replication

I am trying to have a trigger fire when the Merge agent\user insert\delete\update data. The trigger inserts data into a log table. I don't want to use NFR (Not For Replication) because I need that the ...
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Merge replication - Could not remove directory

We are facing an issue with our replication server. We are currently setting up a new environment to replace the old replication server and we keep getting the following error. Server XXX\YYY, Level ...
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Triggers corrupt merge replication

I have merge replication (SQL server 2014) and a table that have 3 triggers that monitor delete, insert and update. All of the triggers are after trigger not instead of. I'm updating the value on one ...
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Switch publisher - subscriber side

I have 2 server using merge replication. One acts as a Publisher and one acts as a Subscriber. One day I want to switch the side, publisher become subscriber and subscriber become publisher. In my ...
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Database replication/synchronization using multiple source nodes for postgresql

What would be the approach for synchronization at DB level for a scenario where data from multiple sources (DB nodes) needs to be integrated at a destination DB node when using PostgreSQL? The ...
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Declare table as not replicable

How can I make sure that a certain table is not selected as an article in a publication? So that this table is never replicated (even by error). The replication for the database is setup by different ...
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SQL Server Replication changing a tables ID numbers

I am using a merge replication setup for our ERP system and I encountered this problem: While creating a new entry on a table and with the last ID number given was 25, then new entry got the ID ...
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Replication Monitor - Start Synchronizing grayed out

Having an issue where the start synchronizing menu item in the replication monitor is grayed out for users who have repl_monitor permissions in the distribution database. The weird thing is that it ...
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Merge Replication Business Logic Handler Incorrect Encoding when connecting to SQL Server

We have a SQL Server Merge Replication configuration that uses a business logic handler to do conflict resolution on a datetimeoffset column. All we're doing is a copy of the Subscriber or Publisher ...
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Database with many publication, How to make snapshots for publications run faster

I have a database that has about 200 filtered publications. When we run snapshots it drags down the merge processes and it takes a long time to recover because of the locks. Is there a way to create ...
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SQL Server Merge Replication Computed Column Conflict Resolution

I'm setting up a merge replication web publication for a table that needs to use the DateTime (Later Wins) conflict resolver so that the most recently modified row wins in any conflict. This table (...
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Merge Replication From Multiple Express to Central

So I am trying to setup a merge replication from multiple remote SQL 2016 Express installations to a central SQL 2016 Server. This would be for reporting purposes so I would need all the express ...
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MySQL Replication Relay for Peer-to-peer replication for Multi-master replications [closed]

Any one knows about MySQL Replication Relay for Peer-to-Peer Replication for Multi-master replications? Please share if you know anything with example and syntax for multiple clients with as masters ...
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MS SQL Server merge replication cannot find file specified

I'm trying to setup merge replication between two MS SQL Server 2012 databases on different hosts in one domain. When replication is set up and first snapshot is generated replications starts. ...
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Strange UPDATE results in presence of merge replication

I have an MS Access front-end database that accesses an SQL Server backend. This (as far as we can tell) works flawlessly when the SQL Server database is not replicated. Once we introduce replication (...
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Anonymous subscribers does not get expired in merge replication

I have a Merge replication with anonymous subscribers, in my sysmergesubscriptions there are old subscriptions that still has the status 1 (active) and the last_sync_date is way below the ...
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MsMerge_genhistory has alot of rows with pubid = null

I have a merge replication and I am worried that the cleanup of metadata might not be enough. I have a retention period of 60 days and I can see thet the metadatacleanup-job do remove rows i ...
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Replication recommendation

I am asked to investigate viability to use SQL Server replication technology for one of our upcoming project. In this project, basically there will be one central server located at corporate HQ (say ...
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Merge replication - corrupt row continually trying to INSERT

We have "push" SQL replication sent up, with one publisher and three subscribers. Two of the three are working fine, but one is continually causing trouble. I went through the pain and heartache of ...
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Merge Replication customize synchronization cycle and its performance

I'm trying to implement Merge Replication between just two servers, a publisher and one Subscriber. Assume these tables : --Main table in Publisher Ticket (id, userId, reqId, blockedDate, usedDate, ...
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MySQL merge two tables of different database to single database [closed]

Friends, i have database named as DB1 with a table called TB1A and another database as DB2 with a table TB2A. TB1A having 5 columns and TB2A having 8 columns, All the columns available in TB1A is ...
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Merge replication Identity columns for already existing databases

I'm attempting to setup merge replication with Pull subscriptions (SQL Server 2014 for Subscribers and 2016 for the Publisher). I have a number of databases at remote sites which operate independently,...
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Merge replication Problem

I have got some problem to implement Merge Replication in SQL server 2008 R2 which send me the error response at the time of Synchronization using PULL from Publisher. I have tried to solve the ...
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SQL 2008 R2 Merge Replication - Clearing Skipped Schema Changes

A developer made a change to our production database that is using merge replication to a table (Activity). That table has a Foreign constraint that points to a table that is not part of replication ...
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SQL Server 2016 very slow snapshot generation

We've faced such a problem after migrating from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2016: there's a merge replication implemented and it takes up to 2 hours (!) to generate a snapshot, instead of 5 minutes ...
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Two-way replication between SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008

We currently have a SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2005 participating in one-way transactional replication of a single database. If possible we would like to set this up as a Two-way replication. ...
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Merge Replication: Service Account Password Change

Is it possible to change the password of a SQL Server service account that is used for not only on the publisher server but the 6 subscriber servers as well without seriously affecting merge ...
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Server and Client type Subscriptions

What is Server and Client type subscriptions in Merge Replication? How to select one of these during merge replication setup?