Tag Archives | Replication

Mass Updating Job Step Retry Attempts

Sometimes I find that the SQL Server team make curious choices as regards default operations. When setting up replication by default the log reader and distribution agent job steps will retry 2,147,483,647 times before failing. Doing the math on the retry interval of 1 minute that means that the job wouldn’t actually hit a failed […]

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Calculating Replication Schema Options

I recently evaluated using page compression on some of my production data (see my post on estimating data compression). I’m using transactional replication to send this data out to a few other servers for reporting pusposes and I wanted to adjust replication so that the data compression settings on the tables would also be replicated. […]

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