Topology Guide

Federated Registry consolidates multiple clinical data repositories into a single virtual registry. Data is stored locally and the registry will direct provide a requestor with the location of the record.

In a peer to peer network, the "peers" are computer systems which connect directly to each other. Data is shared directly between systems on the network without the need of a central server.

Federated Record Locator Model consolidates multiple clinical data repositories through a central service. Data is stored locally and the service will provide the requestor with the record.

A solution with a Central Repository means that all computer system connect directly to a single server which collects and redistributes data.

Peer To PeerCentral RepositoryFederated RegistryFederated Record Locator