CHAPTER

18

Data Replication

In This Chapter

•   Distributed Data and Methods for Distributing

•   SQL Server Replication: An Overview

•   Managing Replication

Today, market forces require most companies to set up their computers (and the applications running on them) so that they focus on business and on customers. As a result, data used by these applications must be available ad hoc at different locations and at different times. Such a data environment is provided by several distributed databases that include multiple copies of the same information.

The traveling salesperson represents a good example of how a distributed data environment is used. During the day, the salesperson usually uses a laptop to query all necessary information ...

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