Lecture 1.3 - Accessing and searching a database

Web Pages

Static web page

  1. Browser sends request to the web server
  2. The server fetches the requested page from the hard disk
  3. That page gets sent back to the client browser
  4. Browser renders and displays the web page

Dynamic web page

  1. Browser sends a custom request to the server
  2. Web server generates that page using templates from its hard disk, and relevent data from the database
  3. Page gets sent back to the client browser
  4. Browser renders and displays the web page