Client/server System Design and Implementation

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McGraw-Hill, Jan 1, 1994 - Computers - 224 pages
With the help of this expert guide, you'll be able to master all the challenges of developing client/server applications - from basic technology through methodologies and organizational issues. The book offers you a solid overview of the client/server approach to application architectures, emphasizing the design and development of mission-critical client/server business applications and how those applications differ from their mainframe counterparts. Client/Server System Design and Implementation provides you with a step-by-step plan for building a client/server environment, and fully explains open, semi-open, and closed architectures. It also analyzes major technological and market trends that impact client/server computing efforts. You'll find a complete discussion of all the basic components required by a client/server approach, including operating systems, servers, transmission protocols, and graphical user interfaces. You'll then learn about the planning, preparation, design, development, and implementation activities needed to achieve success in client/server computing. Whether you're an applications developer, MIS manager, or networking specialist, this valuable reference source will show you how to take full advantage of the latest client/server technologies.

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Contents

ClientServer Architecture
3
Benefits Promises and Obstacles
13
Technological Foundations
23
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Larry Vaughn was raised in Greenville, South Carolina, by a single parent. His humble beginnings did not stop him from dreaming about a career in the Hollywood entertainment industry. Larry started out ushering in his neighborhood movie theatre and climbed the corporate ladder, where he later became Vice President/Head Film Buyer for a premier theater circuit in one of the top movie markets in the country. Today, Larry lives in South Bend, Indiana with his wife, Doneata, and his Yochon dog, Henry.

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