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What is a Distributed Database? - Architecture, Principles & Advantages

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Where is a multi-user database typically located?

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1. What is a collection of databases that work together called?

2. What is the primary advantage of using a distributed database?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to review distributed database architecture. Topics you will see in these assessments include the benefits of database management systems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will cover the following topics:

  • The location of multi-user databases
  • Advantages of distributed database architecture
  • Characteristics of distributed databases

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding distributed database architecture
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the pros and cons of distributed database architecture

Additional Learning

Learn more about distributed database architecture with the lesson What is a Distributed Database? Architecture, Principles & Advantages. The lesson includes the following learning goals:

  • Learn how distributed database architecture works
  • Understand the benefits of distributed database architecture
  • Identify a drawback of using distributed databases
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