One of the key benefits of a data synchronization system is that data is made available locally, rather than through potentially
expensive, less reliable, and slow connections to a single central database. Data is accessible locally even in the absence
of any connection to a central database, so you are not cut off from data in the event of a failure of a network connection.
Synchronization improves response times for data requests for two reasons. Retrieval rates are faster because requests are
processed on a local server, without accessing a wide area network. Also, local processing offloads work from a central database
server so that competition for processor time is decreased.