Definition - What does Database Replication mean?
Database replication is a technique through which an instance of a database is exactly copied to, transferred to or integrated with another location. Database replication enables the copying of a database file from a master database management system (DBMS) and its exact deployment on a slave DBMS.
Techopedia explains Database Replication
Database replication has three distinct types:
- Transactional replication
- Snapshot replication
- Merge replication