You can create articles within a publication in several different ways. The basic way to create an article is to publish all the columns and rows contained in a table. Although this is the easiest way to create articles, your business needs might require that you publish only specific columns or certain rows of a table. This is referred to as filtering vertically or horizontally. When you filter vertically, you filter only specific columns, whereas with horizontal filtering, you filter only specific rows. In addition, SQL Server 2012 provides the added functionality of join filters and dynamic filters.
As Figure 40.5 shows, you might need to replicate only a customer’s
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