SYBASE REPLICATION SERVER 12.5/15x

Overview

Understand the overall Replication Architecture 
Understand how data flows through a replication system 
Know the components os a replication system and what each is for

Configuration, Upgrade & Installation

Understand how to manage Replication Server configuration parameters 
Understand how to install and upgrade Replication Server 
Understand the environment variables used by Replication Server 
Know how to use_rs  init to do things such as creating database connections

Resource Allocation

Know how to create and manage stable devices 
Understand what the various stable queues are and how they are used 
Understand partition affinity

Routes

Understand what routes are and how they are used 
Understand the difference between direct and indirect routes 
Know how to manage routes

Replication Definitions

Understand what replication definitions are and how they are used 
Know how to manage replication definitions 
Know the various components and capabilities of a replication definition 
Subscriptions 

Understand what subscriptions are and how they are used 
Know how to manage subscriptions 
Know the various components and capabilities of a subscription 
Know the various materialization methods

Publications & Articles

Understand what publications and articles are and how they areon used 
Know how to manage publications and articles 
Know the various components and capabilities of a publication and article

Stored Procedure Replication

Understand how stored procedure replication works 
Know how to manage stored procedure replication 
Know the various components and capabilities of stored procedure replication

Function Strings

Understand what function strings are and how they work 
Know how to manage function strings 
Know the various components and capabilities of function strings 
Be familiar with the default function string classes

Warm Standby

Understand how to configure a Warm Standby system 
Understand the difference between a logical and a physical connection 
Understand how data flows through a Warm Standby system 
Know what commands are and are not replicated in a Warm Standby system
Know how to use the dump marker

Replication Configuration

Understand the various Replication Server configuration parameters and how they can affect performance 
Understand the various RepAgent configuration parameters and how they can affect performance 
Know how to configure a Replication Server for parallel DSI

Trouble Shooting

Understand how to obtain information about a replication system 
Know what the exceptions log is and how to use it 
Know how to suspend and resume various components of Replication Server