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Designing Federated Database Servers

The topics in this section provide the information to help you design a federation of database servers to meet the needs of your particular processing requirements for your database.

Topic Description

Planning Guidelines

Describes the choice between symmetric and asymmetric partitioning.

Designing Distributed Partitioned Views

Explains how to configure partitions based on the most common queries and the configuration of your tables in the database.

Designing Federated Database Servers for High Availability

Describes the use of failover clustering to mitigate the effects of a failed server.