Replication has become a catchall phrase that while gaining in allure is also gaining in confusion – especially in the mid-tier where data is just as important as the high-end, but IT staffing and budgets are far more limited. IT people as well as vendors have a tendency to lump all data movement functions together as replication, regardless of the method or the reason.
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