How do you sync two SQL databases?

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How do you sync two SQL databases?

Worked example – comparing and synchronizing two databases

  1. Set up the databases. Create the example databases on your SQL Server.
  2. Set up the comparison. Specify the data sources you want to compare.
  3. Select objects to synchronize. Review the results and select the objects you want to synchronize.
  4. Synchronize the databases.

What is SQL Sync?

SQL Data Sync is a service built on Azure SQL Database that lets you synchronize the data you select bi-directionally across multiple databases, both on-premises and in the cloud. Important. Azure SQL Data Sync does not support Azure SQL Managed Instance at this time.

What is synchronized database in SQL Server?

SQL Data Sync is a service that allows synchronizing data across multiple Azure SQL databases and on-premises SQL Server databases. To synchronize data between on-premises SQL Server to the Azure (Hub) database the Local sync agent needs to be installed on the local machine.

How can I tell if two databases are in sync?

A simple way of checking if two database schemas are the same is to generate script for each database and compare/diff if the scripts are the same.

How can I find the difference between two databases in SQL Server?

To compare data by using the New Data Comparison Wizard

  1. On the SQL menu, point to Data Compare, and then click New Data Comparison.
  2. Identify the source and target databases.
  3. Select the check boxes for the tables and views that you want to compare.

What is SQL replication?

Replication is a set of technologies for copying and distributing data and database objects from one database to another and then synchronizing between databases to maintain consistency. Merge replication is primarily designed for mobile applications or distributed server applications that have possible data conflicts.

What is use of sync?

The sync function on your Android device simply syncs things such as your contacts, documents, and contacts to certain services such as Google, Facebook, and the likes. The moment the device syncs, it simply means that it is connecting data from your Android device to the server.

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