Embodiments of the present invention encompass a remote data sharing system that can support connectivity between any JDBC-compliant data source and any Java-compatible remote client, which system can be implemented without programming. The system can comprise at least one JDBC-compliant data source, a gateway running inside a Java-compliant web container, and a plurality of remote clients. The system allows for platform-independent data sharing.
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 This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0576RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.