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Re: accessing data from other databases?

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
To: Celia McInnis <celia(at)drmath(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: accessing data from other databases?
Date: 2005-06-11 02:36:26
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On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 19:57:37 -0500,
  Celia McInnis <celia(at)drmath(dot)ca> wrote:
> 
> ERROR:   cross-database references are not implemented...
> 
> I'd rather not combine the databases, since they are huge, and apart from 
> this one table which is relevant to both, they are quite independent. I'm 
> also not keen on maintaining two copies of the one table which is relevant to 
> both, since it will change with time. Are there any other options?

contrib/dblink might be of help. It allows cross database references, but
there are probably some drawbacks that may or may not be a problem in
your specific case.

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