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Introducing OpenEdge Replication : What is data replication

What is data replication

In general, data replication has two major real-time functions:
*To distribute copies of information to one or more sites
*To keep data constantly available to customers, even if there is a database failure
Using OpenEdge Replication, you can replicate a local OpenEdge database, known as the source database, to up to two remote OpenEdge databases, known as target databases, that are running on one or more machines. This duplication allows you to keep OpenEdge databases identical while also providing a hot standby in case a database fails. If a database does fail, a replica becomes active, ensuring that mission-critical data is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to your users.
Once you install, configure, and start OpenEdge Replication, replication happens automatically, ensuring minimal or no disruption in the event of unplanned downtime or disaster.
* How OpenEdge Replication works with two databases
* How OpenEdge Replication works with a replication set
* Key features of OpenEdge Replication