Chapter 10Subscriptions

Subscriptions serve the purpose of subscribing to the data published by replication definitions. There will always be a subscription for every type of replication definition or for a group of replication definitions in the form of a publication, and more than one subscription can subscribe to a replication definition. Note that subscription definitions are not required in the warm standby setup. Subscriptions resemble a SQL select statement with a where clause to specify a subset of data. The method of initializing the data from the primary site to the destination site is called materialization. After materialization, normal replication process resumes.

In Chapter 9, we discussed creating and managing replication definitions ...

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