The Issues And Solutions Of Integrating DBMS To A Multi-DBMS

Leslie Leong
2011 Review of Business Information Systems (RBIS)  
Many organizations invest heavily in heterogeneous databases according to organizational functions. These heterogeneous databases are stand-alone systems that do not interact with one another. The objective of this paper is to introduce a multi-database system (MDBMS) that interacts with other heterogeneous DBMS within the organization to integrate information processing. In this paper, we discuss the potential inconsistencies in integrating heterogeneous databases. We further extend to include
more » ... issues in designing a MDBMS. With a MDBMS, data sharing across organization reduces overheads and costs, thus, provides a competitive advantage to the global firms.
doi:10.19030/rbis.v7i2.4536 fatcat:fllbsvomanhtlmyz6mk5ymjpge