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Guest Columnist: Sebastian Meine

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Stairway to SQL Server Automated Database Testing Level 1: Why You Need TDD

The first article in this Stairway Series makes the case for test-driven development.  Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2014/12/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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The Fundamentals of SQL Server Replication by Sebastian Meine

Many of my clients need to make data that lives on one server available on another server. There are many reasons for such a requirement. You might want to speed up cross-server queries by providing a local copy of the data. Or you might want to make the data available to resource intensive reporting queries without impacting the OLTP load, maybe even with an intentional delay so you're always reporting against complete days only. Finally, you might be looking to implement high availability. In all these situations, SQL Server Replication is a viable option to look at when planning for the implemen­tation of such a requirement.  Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2013/09/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: books
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication - Level 10: Troubleshooting

The final level of this Stairway takes you through how to identify and fix common errors.  Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2012/04/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication - Level 9: The Replication Monitor

Introducing the replication monitor and how to use it to monitor replication health. It also introduces tracer tokens.  Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2012/03/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication - Level 8: Merge Replication – How it works

How merge replication works, including the impact on the published database. The merge agent, different conflict situations and their resolutions are introduced.  Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2012/03/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication - Level 7: Merge Replication – Subscription

This level of the Stairway will cover the details of SQL Server transactional and merge replication, from understanding the basic terminology and methodology of setting up replication, to describing how it works and how the basic replication processes can be monitored.   Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2012/02/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication - Level 6: Merge Replication - Publication

This level covers the details of SQL Server transactional and merge replication, from understanding the basic terminology and methodology of setting up replication, to describing how it works and how the basic replication processes can be monitored.   Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2012/01/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication: Level 4 - Transactional Replication – The Subscriber

The Subscriber is the server where all the changes that are published by replication get delivered to. Every publication needs to have at least one subscriber, but a publication can have many subscribers. This level assumes that you have followed the first three levels and that you have a publication set up, to which you can subscribe.  Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2013/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication: Level 3 - Transactional Replication – The Publisher

The Publisher is the database where all replicated data originates. Each Publisher can have multiple publications defined within it. Each publication contains a set of articles that all need to reside in a single database. Each article corresponds to all or part of a single database object. A single database object can map to an article in more than one publication.  Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2013/11/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication: Level 2 - The Role of the Distributor

In this Stairway, Sebastian will be covering the details of SQL Server transactional and merge replication, from understanding the basic terminology and methodology of setting up replication, to describing how it works and how the basic replication processes can be monitored.   Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2013/11/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication - Level 5: Transactional Replication & How it works

This level covers the details of SQL Server transactional and merge replication, from understanding the basic terminology and methodology of setting up replication, to describing how it works and how the basic replication processes can be monitored.   Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2013/12/18 (first published: 2011/07/20) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication: Level 1 - Introduction to SQL Server Replication

In this Stairway, Sebastian will be covering the details of SQL Server transactional and merge replication, from understanding the basic terminology and methodology of setting up replication, to describing how it works and how the basic replication processes can be monitored.   Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2012/12/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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