Put subscription database in Bulk Logged recovery model

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5 of 15 replication tips: Put subscription database in the Bulk Logged recovery model

While applying your snapshot, change your subscriber database to the Bulk Logged recovery model, which provides protection against media failure combined with high performance and minimal log space usage for certain large-scale or bulk copy operations. Doing so will result in faster snapshot deployments.


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About the author: Hilary Cotter has been involved in IT for more than 20 years as a Web and database consultant. Microsoft first awarded Cotter the Microsoft SQL Server MVP award in 2001. Cotter received his bachelor of applied science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto and subsequently studied both economics at the University of Calgary and computer science at UC Berkeley. He is the author of a book on SQL Server transactional replication and is currently working on books on merge replication and Microsoft search technologies.

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