Database - Distributed Databases
Exercise : Distributed Databases - True or False
- Distributed Databases - General Questions
- Distributed Databases - True or False
Databases that are stored on computers at multiple locations and are not interconnected by a network are known as distributed databases.
An increasingly popular option for data distribution as well as for fault tolerance of any database is to store a separate copy of the database at each of two or more sites.
Asynchronous technology can result in unsatisfactorily slow response time because the distributed DBMS is spending considerable time checking that an update is accurately and completely propagated across the network.
A distributed unit of work allows various statements within a unit of work to refer to multiple remote DBMS locations.
The purpose of timestamping is to avoid the use of locks.