SQL Server 'replication'

Hi,

I am looking for an easy (cheap) way of automatically copy tables, stored procedures and views (basically everything :) from one server to another.

I guess I could schedule a task to do it, but is there a different (better) way of doing it.

If not, then what are my best "commercial" tools to accomplish this?

Thanks
~j
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ste5anSenior DeveloperCommented:
Why not restoring the backup?
prositAuthor Commented:
If that is the best way of doing it that's fine, I thought perhaps there were tools that could accomplish some sort of 'replication' more or less 'as it happens'.
ste5anSenior DeveloperCommented:
Well, it depends on your reasons and what you exactly mean with 'replication'..

There are of course some tools: RedGate, Visual Studio, Apex..
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Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
You have multiple option available in sql server itself. What is the size of database?

1. backup and restore.
2. Copy database files from source server and attach them to destination server.
3. copy database wizard.
4. Snapshot Replication.

Snapshot Replication or backup and restore is easiest method with no downtime.

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prositAuthor Commented:
I've been out sick,  I'll respond tomorrow when back in office.
prositAuthor Commented:
PS.  IPhone standard browser can't reply to posts, had to open chrome.   Lame
prositAuthor Commented:
tnx
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