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Re: Any Plans for cross database queries on the same server?

From: Ron Johnson <ron(dot)l(dot)johnson(at)cox(dot)net>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Any Plans for cross database queries on the same server?
Date: 2007-01-30 20:58:01
Message-ID: 45BFB159.40700@cox.net (view raw or flat)
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On 01/30/07 14:41, Tony Caduto wrote:
> Mark Walker wrote:
>>  It's sort of a matter of taste, but there are lots of people who like
>> to keep there logic on the server or at least within sql statements,
>> so there's probably a good sized market that your not reaching if you
>> ignore it.
>>
> That is a good point, I and many developers I know like to keep all the
> business logic on the server in stored procedure and functions and
> having this ability as a native part of Postgresql would be a huge
> advantage.
> DBlink is a decent workaround,but it becomes a pain having to wrap
> everything with the dblink syntax, plus there is a little bit of
> overhead involved creating a connection over TCP/IP to run a query on
> the same server.  DBlink is great when you need to connect to a
> different server though.

True distributed transactions would be handy, though.

Many of our design decisions might have been different had they been
available.


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