Fundamentals Of SQL Server 2012 Replication is a comprehensive guide to understanding the replication technology of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This book is written by Sebastian Meine, a renowned SQL Server consultant, who has extensive experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting SQL Server replication solutions.

The book starts with an overview of replication concepts and terminology and then delves into the details of the various replication types, including snapshot, transactional, and merge replication. The author explains the advantages and disadvantages of each type and provides guidance on selecting the appropriate replication type based on the business requirements.

The book provides step-by-step instructions for configuring each type of replication, including setting up the publisher, distributor, and subscriber, and configuring replication agents. The author covers advanced topics such as partitioning, filtering, and conflict resolution, and provides practical examples to illustrate the concepts.

The book also covers best practices for monitoring and troubleshooting replication, including using SQL Server Management Studio and system stored procedures. The author explains how to identify and resolve common replication issues, such as replication latency and data consistency problems.

In addition to the technical aspects of replication, the book also covers the business considerations of replication, such as disaster recovery, high availability, and scalability. The author provides guidance on designing a replication architecture that meets the business requirements and helps ensure that data is available and consistent across multiple locations.

Fundamentals Of SQL Server 2012 Replication is a must-have resource for SQL Server administrators, developers, and architects who want to gain a deep understanding of replication technology and learn how to design, implement, and troubleshoot replication solutions. The book is written in a clear and concise manner and is packed with practical examples and real-world scenarios that make it easy to understand and apply the concepts. Whether you are new to SQL Server replication or an experienced professional, this book is an essential reference that you will turn to again and again.