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Status Submitted
Workspace Informix
Components Informix Server
Created by Guest
Created on May 24, 2023

Create a replicate table between a single instance and the root node of a Sharding

Why is it useful?
It is useful because it allows archiving of very large tables. 
This is useful for achiving of big tables. Addicionally, it allows higher performance to the applications, since the data is distributed in several nodes.

Who would benefit from it?
The benefit is for all those companies that handle large volumes of information. For example, I have a 180 terabyte database, and I need to do archiving.

How should it work?
Taking advantage of the cascading replication functionality, the data can be distributed by the root node, and then the root node through the shard of the table distributes the data to the corresponding nodes.

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