Replication For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 16, 2009 - Computers - 48 pages
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Add value to your IT organization with database replication

Understand how database replication can solve your organization's business and technological challenges

Organizations today have a growing need to move and synchronize data across the enterprise in real-time without the risk of system downtime or performance degradation. Database replication is the solution, but up until now, it's been costly and difficult to administer. This friendly guide explains how database replication will add value to your distributed organization in a cost-efficient and simple way.

  • Understand the different techniques for database replication
  • Reduce the likelihood of a major system or data outage

  • Do real-time reporting without degraded application performance

  • Consolidate and synchronize data from multiple data sources through replication

  • Follow best practices to ensure your replication rollout is effective


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Chapter 1 Todays IT Realities
Chapter 2 Database Replication to the Rescue
Chapter 3 Three Database Replication Solutions
Chapter 4 Database Replication Technology Selection and Implementation Guidelines
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MySQL Database Design and TuningAbout the Author

Robert D. Schneider has more than 15 years of experience developing and delivering sophisticated software solutions worldwide. He has provided database optimization, distributed computing, and other technical expertise to a wide variety of enterprises in the financial, technology, and government sectors. Clients have included Chase Manhattan Bank, VISA, HP, SWIFT, and the governments of the United States, Brazil, and Malaysia.

He is the author of Optimizing Informix Applications and Microsoft SQL Server: Planning and Building a High Performance Database. He has also written numerous articles on technical and professional services topics. He can be reached at

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