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
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