Author: ReplTalk

Navigating SQL Replication SubscriptionStreams setting

Rishi Maini | Microsoft SQL Escalation Services This blog posting discusses the new Distribution Agent SubscriptionStreams parameter.  This option reduces the latency when moving data from Distributor to Subscriber by using multiple parallel writer threads.  For more information on Replication “threads” see Transactional Replication Conversations blog posting. From SQL Books Online (good place to start)
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All about “Not for Replication”

Rishi Maini | Microsoft SQL Server Escalation Services All about “Not for Replication” “Not for Replication” is a property which can be set for different objects like Check constraints, Foreign Key constraints, Triggers , Identity columns etc while using SQL Server Replication. Feature used when the DBA would like the transactions to behave differently when
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The process could not execute ‘sp_repldone/sp_replcounters’

Anurag Sharma | Microsoft SQL Server Escalation Services Log Reader fails with below error message The process could not execute ‘sp_repldone/sp_replcounters’ on ‘SQLGUY’. (Source: MSSQL_REPL, Error number: MSSQL_REPL20011) Get help: http://help/MSSQL_REPL20011 The log scan number (23:49:3) passed to log scan in database ‘PUBLISHER’ is not valid. This error may indicate data corruption or that the
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Walkthrough Setting up SQL 2008 Peer-2-Peer Replication

Sudharshan Prahallada, Microsoft SQL Replication Support team walks through setting up Peer-2-Peer Transactional Replication on SQL 2008.  You can view this video from the BLOG or double-click to open in YouTube.  He did a great job showing the Peer-2-Peer Wizard and explaining how it all comes together in a 5 minute video. For demonstration purposes
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Programming Replication Management Objects RMO

Eric Burgess | Microsoft SQL Server Escalation Services You can programmatically setup and configure Merge Replication using Replication Management Objects (RMO). How to: Create a Pull Subscription (RMO Programming) http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms147314.aspx Replication in SQL Server Express http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms165700(SQL.90).aspx SQL Server Express does not include the SQL Server Agent, which is typically used to run replication agents. If
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