SQL Server replication remains a viable data distribution and availability feature that has inherent advantages that are not entirely covered by other out-of-the-box SQL Server features. This course will briefly examine the various replication types before delving more deeply into transactional replication. In addition to the fundamentals, this course will also review the key performance considerations, monitoring techniques and troubleshooting scenarios. After viewing this course you should be ready to use transactional replication in the appropriate contexts, as well as deploy, support and troubleshoot issues accordingly. This course is perfect for developers, DBAs, and anyone responsible for SQL Server replication, from complete beginners through to those with more experience. The information in the course applies to all versions from SQL Server 2005 onwards.