In a remote database sever architecture database is located at a different location and the user can access to this database remotely. Below given is a typical architecture of remote database server:
The components of the architecture include a local server, a remote server, a local database, a remote database, a local DBMS, a remote DBMS, local system, remote system, local database and a remote database The DBMS system which is local is used for determining how the remote database has to be accessed. It checks for a user privileges before it allows the user to access a remote database. If a user has the privileges then the local DBMS connects to the remote database. In a remote database architecture the processing overhead is generally high.