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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere 16 - Introduction » Data management technologies » Database scenarios


Client/server applications

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 over TCP/IP.

For a client application to work in a client/server environment, you need to specify additional connection parameters, typically the HOST connection parameter and optionally the ServerName parameter.

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