Client/server: A Manager's Guide

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Intelligent Environments, 1995 - Computers - 127 pages
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This book is the ideal starting point for business managers and professionals involved with software applications, as well as IT professionals/users who want to keep abreast of the latest trends and issues in client/server. The book takes a down-to-earth approach to a very important business subject, with practical recommendations backed up with major case studies to show how ideas have been put into practice. It will help you: Decide on operating systems for the desktop (Windows, OS/2 or UNIX) Unravel the complexities of accessing mainframe data Evaluate the types of systems are possible Understand the risks and advantages of Object-Oriented Programming Understand the best development tools for your business Plan, design and manage your client/server projects Understand what client/server is really all about

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Contents

WHY CLIENTSERVER?
1
CLIENTSERVER ARCHITECTURES
7
CLIENT OPERATING SYSTEMS
25
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Laurence Shafe, Ph.D., is Chief Executive of Intelligent Environments, a world leader in high-end client/server software development tools and solutions. For the past 25 years, he has held top technical and management positions in the software industry. He is an acknowledged expert in advanced software development techniques for business and is a regular speaker at industry conferences. In addition to many articles on client/server, Dr. Shafe is the author of OS/2 in the Corporate Environment which was published by IBM and shipped over 1,000,000 copies.
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