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What are centralized databases? Pros and cons? Differences between centralized and distributed databases?

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Sid Adelman’s Answer: While the data in a distributed database is normally closer to the user, probably more timely and more available to the distributed population of users, the design, administration, monitoring, and coordination with the centralized database will require significant procedures and very experienced DBAs and systems people.

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