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Re: Multi Database queries

From: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>
To: jonathon(at)octahedron(dot)com(dot)au
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Multi Database queries
Date: 2004-09-22 03:48:49
Message-ID: 4150F621.6050502@joeconway.com (view raw or flat)
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Jonathon Batson wrote:
> I am looking into setting up a multi-database system with Postgres7.3.4.
> In this case all the databases will be on the one server.
> Initial research shows that the contrib/dblink module is needed....
> My question is:
>    Is this the only way to query across databases?

Yes, but, if your databases are all on one server under one postmaster 
you should consider using one database with multiple schemas. See:
   http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/sql-createschema.html

HTH,

Joe

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