Definitions for "Distributed Database"
Database which is physically stored in more than one computer. May be spread over a large geographic area.
"implies several computers, each one with a DBMS managing data stored on attached permanent storage devices; a general or local network...; and some facilities to manage data across the network". C. Esculier, Distributed Databases: state of the art, Computer Bulletin vol. 3, page 3, June 1987.
A single logical database whose data is stored on two or more servers.