Select from two different databases

Posted on 2007-10-20
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
Good day

I would like to know if it is possible to select data from more then one database if I work in one connection currently.

In sql server  I think the syntax is as follows
select a
from History..Employee

How can I perform the same operaion in firebird
Question by:henryreynolds
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    firebird does not support any kind of cross-database activity within one connection as a connection is to 1 database. You can, however, have 2 connections, 1 to each database and do the join yourself or connect to 1, run the query then connect to the other.

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