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Valid for Sitecore 7.2, 6.3
SQL Server Replication Guide
Last updated: Oct 21, 2016

This document provides guidance for using SQL Server replication with Sitecore. You can use SQL Server replication to synchronize Sitecore databases in multiple locations. For example, you can use SQL Server replication to synchronize the Master database between multiple Content Management (CM) environments.

To download the document, click one of the below links.

Sitecore CMS 6.3 - 7.2 version:


The information about SQL Server replication in these manuals is no longer applicable.
Sitecore does not recommend using replication on new implementations, except in the scenarios described in this article about SQL Server scaling features

Sitecore will continue to support customers who currently use replication per the instructions provided by this guide, and in accordance with the Product Support Lifecycle and the Scope of Services

Furthermore, Sitecore Support can provide guidance on implementing a migration plan. 

For up-to-date information about scaling Sitecore, see and