An online database
is a database
accessible via a network, now generally the internet.
It differs from a local database, held in an individual computer or its attached storage, such as a CD.
- For the system or software designed to manage a database, see Database management systems (DBMS)
- For information on the structure of a database itself, see Database
- For information on the programs for searching a database, see Search engines
- For information on the contents of specific types of database, see