Oracle Database Advanced Replication describes the features and functionality of Advanced Replication. Specifically, Oracle Database Advanced Replication contains conceptual information about Advanced Replication, as well as information about planning your replication environment and troubleshooting replication problems. Oracle Database Advanced Replication also contains an introduction to the Replication Management tool in the Oracle Enterprise Manager Console.
This Preface contains these topics:
Oracle Database Advanced Replication is intended for database administrators and application developers who develop and maintain replication environments. These administrators and application developers perform one or more of the following tasks:
Plan for a replication environment
Configure the following types of replication environments:
Read-only materialized view
Updatable materialized view
Single master replication
Use deployment templates to create a materialized view environment
Configure conflict resolution
Administer a replication environment
Perform troubleshooting activities when necessary
Manage job queues
Manage deferred transactions
Use the Replication Management tool in the Oracle Enterprise Manager Console to create, monitor, and manage replication environments
To use this document, you need to be familiar with relational database concepts, distributed database administration, PL/SQL (if using procedural replication), and the operating system under which you run an Advanced Replication environment.
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For more information, see these Oracle resources:
The Replication Management tool online help
Oracle Streams Replication Administrator's Guide if you want to migrate your Advanced Replication environment to Oracle Streams
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