Ulf Dittmer wrote:You're right that there is no "need" to build a web app to access a DB; a desktop app would work just as well (assuming it can be installed wherever it's needed). Prior to 1994 or so, no web apps existed at all, and the world was able to access its DBs just fine :-)
Rahul Sudip Bose wrote:why did people start accessing database using a web-app ?
Ulf Dittmer wrote:
People create web apps because they have certain advantages over desktop apps. And the web apps need access to the same data, obviously.
1. in relational database such as ms access, mysql, oracle, why do we need to split database into different tables instead of putting everything in a single table, such as if we have student, teacher, employee., ect..