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Starting SQL Server DB sync with all data at all tiers

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  • I am new to this - so please forgive me if this is a known answer - I have dug thru the doc and such and examples and cannot find a solution.

    I have a 3 DB system using ntier - each machine runs a sync to the other machines

    I provision my master fine, then provision my slaves.

    The problem is I start with fully populated databases (due to the amount of data) and this results in about 3 hours worth of errors while it tries to sync data already there and errors on it all.

    Is there some way to provision the DB to tell it to start form a certain point? (IE: Only start syncing form here on - ignore existing data)

    ?

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 1:19 PM

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  • Ah. Figured it out. 

    Provision master db.

    Back it up

    Restore it to slaves

    SyncRestoreFixup on slave

    All set.

    Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:26 AM