Description of the illustration cncpt243.eps

On the left of the diagram is an icon of the HR user. This user issues the statement: SELECT * FROM employees. An arrow leads from the user icon to a Local database. Above this database is the text: PUBLIC SYNONYM employees -> employees@HQ.EXAMPLE.COM. The arrow continues on and ends in Remote database, which contains the EMPLOYEES table. The arrow is labeled "Database link (unidirectional)."

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