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Adding Article to Transactional Replication Publisher without Snapshot Re-initialisation

Add article to Transactional Replication without Snapshot Re-initialisation

To add a new article to a publisher efficiently without reinitializing whole replication but running the below scripts/procedure can be done without whole snapshot to be run again. This method only snapshots the new article added to the publisher.

The Steps needs to be followed in same order.

Step No Steps
1 EXEC sp_changepublication @publication = ‘ContosoPub’
@property = N’allow_anonymous’
@value = ‘false’
Change the property of replication.
2 EXEC sp_changepublication @publication = ‘ContosoPub’
@property = N’immediate_sync’
@value = ‘false’
Change the property of replication.
3 add article to publication either by script below or GUI
EXEC sp_addarticle @publication = ‘ContosoPub’
4 add article to subcriber either by script below
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Administration of Transactional Replication

Administration of Transactional Replication

There are 3 types of Replication Types in SQL Server:

1. Snapshot Replication
2. Transactional Replication
3. Merge Replication

Replication of data can be configured between same server or can be different servers connected by Network. SQL Server replication uses a publisher, distributor and subscriber for replication to work
Publisher is the database that sends its data to another database which can be located in same or another server.

Subscriber is the database that receives data from another database which can be located in same or another server.

Distributor is the server that manages the flow of data through the … Read the rest