A Windows command line utility, which enables or disables the collection of I/O statistics.
A distributing instance, also known as Distributor, is a database instance that stores replication-specific data associated with one or more publishing servers.
The distributing instance includes several databases. Each of these databases is associated with a single publishing server, and stores replication status data, metadata about the publication, and, in some cases, acts as a queue for data moving from the publishing servers to the subscribing servers.
The distributing instance can take part in the replication process in either of the following methods:
See Distributing instance.
Distributed Management Objects. A set of COM objects is used for maintaining SQL Server objects such as databases, tables and indexes, as well as to administer SQL Server itself. Also called SQL-DMO.