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SQL Anywhere 11.0.1 » SQL Anywhere 11 - Introduction » SQL Anywhere 11 Overview » Overview of data management technologies » Database scenarios


Client/server applications and multi-user databases

You can use SQL Anywhere to build an installation with many applications running on different computers, connected over a network to a single network database server running on a separate computer. This is a client/server or multi-user database environment, and has the following architecture. The interface library is located on each client computer.

Client/server application architecture.

In this case, the database server is the SQL Anywhere network database server, which supports network communications.

For a client application to work in a client/server environment, you need to specify additional connection parameters, minimally the server name and the communication protocol.

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