In this podcast, you'll grasp the functionality of replication and what it can do for your SQL Server environment. SQL Server database administrator Eric Johnson starts by explaining the three replication types: snapshot, transactional and merge. He then takes you through setting up replication for high availability and outlines how to failover a replication solution.
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- Download the podcast: SQL Server replication
- Total run time: 10:32
- (0.57) What is replication, describe the three types?
- (2.56) How can replication be used for High Availability?
- (5.27) Beyond replication, what must you consider when setting up High Availability?
- (7.52) How do you failover a replication solution?
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Eric Johnson (MCSE, MCITP: Database Administrator, MCSD) is co-founder of Consortio Services and the primary Database Technologies Consultant. He has delivered numerous SQL Server training classes and webcasts as well as presentations at national technology conferences. Eric has presented at TechMentor on SQL Server 2005 Replication, Reporting Services, and Integration Services. He is president of the Colorado Springs SQL Server Users Group.