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For those organizations that are required to integrate systems, many continue to use a common database, sharing data between applications through the database tier. In many cases this has become an established and accepted architectural pattern: database based integration. The side affect of such an approach is greater coupling of database schemas, release schedules, performance and quality of service across applications.