If you are designing a multi-locale site with catalog repository content, you can set up your catalog repository in one of two ways. You can create a separate repository for each language or with a single repository for all languages.

A catalog repository is similar to other SQL repositories. There are three main parts:

This section discusses the pros and cons of single and multiple repository configurations. The option you choose dictates how you must set up your database tables. If you have a repository for each locale, you should also have database tables that contain different product information for each locale. If you have a single repository, you can separate your database tables so that the locale-specific properties of each product are stored in multi-valued tables that hold many different language versions of the same information. When you are designing your catalog repository, consider the following pros and cons of each design:

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