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Database Systems: Concepts, Design and Applications by S. K. Singh

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Review Questions

1.What is distributed database? Explain with a neat diagram.
2.What are the main advantages and disadvantages of distributed databases?
3.Differentiate between parallel and distributed databases.
4.What are the desired properties of distributed databases?
5.What do you mean by architecture of a distributed database system? What are different types of architectures? Discuss each of them with neat sketch.
6.What is client/server computing? What are its main components?
7.Discuss the benefits and limitations of client/server architecture of the DDBS.
8.What are the various types of distributed databases? Discuss in detail.
9.What are homogeneous DDBSs? Explain in detail with an example.
10.What are heterogeneous DDBSs? Explain in detail ...

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