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Multi-location system structure

How do we consolidate data from multiple locations?

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Centralized system

All data and processing @ one location - enables better data security and consistency in processing

HIGH TANSMISSION COSTS
INPUT/OUTPUT BOTTLNECKS

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Decentralized System

Each location paints separate system & data

Summarized data may be sent to central office

Lower transmission cost
Decreases I/o bottlenecks
Response to local needs can improve depending on location


DATA REDUNDANCY
SECURITY ISSUES
HARDWARE COSTS

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Distributed database

Compromise of centralized and decentralized

Database distributed across locations according to needs (increasingly common)

- Better communication between locations (all connected to distribute database)

More current and complex information

Reduce or eliminate need for central specialized facility

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