How can I access a database throught the Internet

I would like my Delphi program to access data stored a a remote server through the Internet.  I am hoping to use a relational database like Oracle.  This is not a database access through a Web page but straight from a Delphi program.
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altenaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can use the normal SQL-links to connect to an Oracle
database over the internet.

Just make sure that the TCP/IP protocol is installed with

Another way is the suggestion by ronit. Use a HTTP interface.
Maybe the demos will help, located in:
C:\Program Files\Borland\Delphi 3\Demos\WEBSERV
ymailhotAuthor Commented:
I think because I want to keep the installation at the client simple and inexpensive the HTTP solution might be preferable.  I can't seem to be able to find the example refered to
C:\Program Files\Borland\Delphi 3\Demos\WEBSERV.  Is this on Delphi 3.01 ?
I dont know anything about the WEBSERV sample.
(I did write a simple webserver in Delphi using Winsock.pas
and the RFC documetns. Give it a try, very educating experience.)
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