Q replication is a high-volume, low-latency replication solution that uses WebSphere® MQ message queues to transmit transactions between source and target databases or subsystems.

This type of replication offers several advantages, as follows:

Q replication supports three types of replication configurations that are characterized by how conflicts are detected and resolved:

You can find more information in the Q Replication Information Roadmap:

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