what are the mechanics involve in saving data in a database where the data was entered thru a form/page on a website?
In other words if I have a web form exposed to the outside world (www) and someone entered information on it filling the questions asked on the form, how is the data saved in a database.
If my database is in Africa and I created a form (survey) that is on the web. how are the answers to the questions saved or transmitted to a database.
Please provide concepts/techniques and examples if possible. thanks