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Understanding Ingres Star Architecture
Distributed Database
Ingres Star lets you access data from multiple databases, linking the information together so that it seems to be in a single database. This single database is referred to in the rest of this guide as the distributed database.
A distributed database does not reside physically on a disk. The actual data is contained in the multiple databases accessed by Ingres Star. These databases are referred to in the rest of this guide as local databases.
A DBMS Server must be running on each computer that has a database you are accessing.
Setting up a distributed database requires you to:
Create an empty database
Register tables
Populate the database with the tables
Understand Ingres Star catalogs, object types, and components
Last modified date: 01/30/2023