Foreign Stream

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A schema object that is a stream defined in the context of a schema and associated with a server. A foreign stream is an instance of a foreign data wrapper to provide access within SQLstream to a flow of data either from or to an external system. For example, the Extensible Common Data Adapter supports the creation of a foreign stream that reads data from the file system, network sockets, AMQP, Kafka, Kinesis, and so on.