August 13, 2011 Leave a comment
With a push subscription, the Publisher propagates changes to a Subscriber without a request from the Subscriber.
Changes can be pushed to Subscribers on demand, continuously, or on a scheduled basis.
The Distribution Agent or Merge Agent runs at the Distributor.
With a pull subscription, the Subscriber requests changes made at the Publisher.
Pull subscriptions allow the user at the Subscriber to determine when the data changes are synchronized.
The Distribution Agent or the Merge Agent runs at the Subscriber.