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Cross database queries in Firebird 1.5

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Is it possible to query multiple databases, joining the data on the specific common fields, and return a result set of the combined data, and if so, how can this be done.
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Yes you use select [column1, column2] from table1, table2 where table1.column1 = table2.column2

Below is a link with some detail for you

http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10878_11-1050307.html
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Thanks dacasey, but what I am looking for is mutiple data bases, not multiple tables. I know how to do this in MSSQL, but am looking for a way to do this in Firbird 1.5
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No, firebird 1.5 does not have this ability. It is present in version 2.5 which is just out.

The only way to achieve it is to connect to one database at a time from the client, get the data and handle the join in the client code, horrible I know.
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