Subject Re: [ib-support] FB: Cross db queries, temp tables etc
Author Svein Erling Tysvaer
> > >1) Does FB support cross-db queries?
> >
> > Not SELECT queries.
>I'd definitely suggest that this feature to be added to the "To Do
>List". It's a very important feature, IMO.

Why? Sure, I can see that it occationally can be useful to join between
several databases, but mainly in spesial circumstances. And in those
circumstances the alternatives of pumping the data from one of the
databases into the other or writing a special program getting potential
candidates from one database and then checking if they are in the other
normally isn't too scary. If the requirement to use SELECT across multiple
databases is more of a regular happening, I'd rather say that there could
be something wrong with your design and that the databases maybe ought to
be merged into one.

Basically, I'm just curious as to why you think this is a very important