Man I'm backlogged on emails so I'm not reading this thread (sorry). Just take a look at the thread I put out there on the definition of a partition explaining it and the reasons for using this term verses backend.
I should have just said that to start with :-)
Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
> Ole Ersoy a écrit :
>> I like the cat analogy :-)
>> OK - How about we just say disconnected, meaning
>> changes to entries in one partition does not affect
>> changes to entries in the other?
> this is perfect !