Chapter 3Replication Design and Implementation Strategies

In this chapter, we will discuss some basic replication terminology, application architecture, and different replication designs, and lay the groundwork for understanding the replication process. More details on each of the components discussed in this chapter can be found in their appropriate chapters. Also, be sure to read Chapter 14, “Performance Monitoring and Tuning,” for an in-depth discussion on various components of Replication Server from the perspective of monitoring and tuning.

Replication Design Terminology

Before we consider what types of applications are suitable for replication and the application architecture for successful replication, we need to know some basic terminology ...

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