SQL Server Performance

Replciating Large Databases

Discussion in 'Performance Tuning for SQL Server Replication' started by raulmoi, May 25, 2004.

  1. raulmoi New Member

    I cannot seem to replicate a 60GB database to another server getting instead a bulk copy error. I am able to replicate Northwind which leads me to believe size is the problem. Both servers are SQL 2000.

    Any advice or suggestions would be welcome. Thanks.
  2. Raulie New Member

  3. satya Moderator

    What type of replication is setup?
    What was the error while execution>?
    What is the level of service pack & MDAC versions on both the machines?

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  4. simas New Member

    hmm.. lost one message already, will try to make this one shorter

    you do not have to use bulk copy if you are willing to do some manual data sync once after replication have been set up
    take the latest backup->restore on destination ->roll forward transaction logs as close to the point in time as you can
    create replication (no initialize option) and deal with data differences (if needed)

    I've done it without much problem on 260 Gbs

    simas

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