A final (but important) topic for this chapter is cube replication. Depending on your access privileges (you need to be a TM1 Admin), you can copy cubes from one server to another, and synchronize the data between the cubes. This can be done either at specified time intervals or on demand.
Using the TM1 Replication feature, you can copy cubes and other associated objects from a remote server to your local server, or between two remote servers. This can be done by synchronizing the data bi-directionally among the copied cubes.
Replicating cubes can offer following advantages: