> My MySQL database is on a different server than my web server.
> I want to access MySQL using an applet.
> Since an applet can only talk to the web server it was loaded from, I
> to know if there are any standard tools or services that I can put on
> web server to allow my applet to communicate with the MySQL database?
Well, I know ssh port forwarding can do the trick of making it appear
there is MySQL on a machine that doesn't really have it. Ssh seems
worth a try. For performance you could set the cryptoalgorithm to
"none", which is normally just for debugging. Or encrypt for a virtual
private network effect.
A custom port forwarder looks easy, say in Java, but you did ask for a
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