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Posted - 07/21/2000 :  17:26:38  Show Profile  Visit AskSQLTeam's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Steve writes "Working on SQL DBA exam, not finding clear difference between Transactional with Immediate-Updating Subscribers and Merge Replication. Can anyone provide a pair of scenarios that would require choosing one over the other?"

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Posted - 08/01/2000 :  19:10:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

The biggest difference is that merge replication allows user ot work "offline" whereas the immediate updating subscribers need to be connected with publisher for changes to be replicated.

That shoul dhelp you think up an example... ie: mobile sales reps vs. airline booking system ??

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