3-tier client/server at work

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Wiley, Sep 11, 1997 - Computers - 237 pages
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You've heard the theory behind 3-tier client/server. Now learn how to put it into practice. Jeri Edwards takes you on a rare, international tour of eight large companies' client/server applications that are at work in enterprises today. You'll get an insider's peek at these companies' projects. Find out what went right, and what they would do differently next time. You'll learn: Why 3-tier architectures are key to successful enterprise client/server applications How to migrate from monolithic, single-tier applications to multi-tier client/server What today's middle-tier platforms are - including TP Monitors, ORBs, MOMs, and RPCs - and when to use them What the architectural trade-offs are and how to choose between them How successful projects are run and what outcomes to expect Words to the wise: tips from the architects Who can afford to pass up such valuable first-hand advice? 3-Tier Client/Server At Work! will introduce you to the architects at: 3M Healthcare AT&T MCI PeopleSoft Wells Fargo UK Employment Services EUCARIS Apple

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Contents

When 3Tier Is Ntier
11
The 3Tier Workhorse
19
Tuxedo 101
47
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

JERI EDWARDS is the Vice President of Strategy and Product Planning at BEA Systems. She is the co-author of many bestselling books, including Instant CORBA, The Essential Client/Server Survival Guide, and The Essential Distributed Objects Survival Guide.

DEBORAH DEVOE is a freelance writer who specializes in client/server topics and writes extensively for InfoWorld, an IS newsweekly.

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