For MySQL stress test there exists programs: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysqltest/2.0/en/test-programs.html

Also mysqlslap exists: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/mysqlslap.html

Is it possible to test remote server ?
With proper configuration to connect both servers, is it possible to make stress test from a remote server ?

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The vast majority of database benchmarking tools allow the user to specify a host and a login - Hammerdb does, as does SysBench. The last programme on your first link also allows a host to be specified.

Check out this interesting link for real test datasets.

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