Neither, really. You can qualify a table with the database name to operate on tables in
multiple databases on the same host.
Federated is a way of accessing a table's data from a remote instance of mysql.
From: winterbeef@stripped [mailto:winterbeef@stripped] On Behalf Of Wellington Fan
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2010 9:52 AM
Subject: Federated Tables versus Views
What should I consider when trying to choose between a Federated table and a
View when I have one table's data that I'd like to be available in other
databases on the same host.
My view definition would be something like:
Are there performance gains to be had, one against the other? Security
concerns? Replication gotchas?
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