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 Client (computing) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A thick client (also known as a fat client or rich client) is a client that performs the bulk of any data processing operations itself, and relies on the server it is associated with primarily for data storage.
A thin client's job is generally just to graphically display information provided by an application server, which performs the bulk of any required data processing.
Clients are generally classified as either "thick clients" or "thin clients", although more recently there has been a proliferation of other classifications. /wiki/Client_(computing)   (403 words)

 Client-server - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clients get all or most of their information and rely on the application server for things such as configuration files, stock quotes, business application programs, or to offload computer-intensive application tasks back to the server in order to keep the client computer (and client computer user) free to perform other tasks.
The interaction between client and server is often described using sequence diagrams.
Another type of network architecture is known as a peer-to-peer architecture because each node or instance of the program is both a "client" and a "server" and each has equivalent responsibilities. /wiki/Client-server   (752 words)

 Writing the Server Side of a Socket
This class keeps track of where the client and the server are in their conversation and serves up the server's response to the client's statements.
Client connection requests are queued at the port, so the server must accept the connections sequentially.
As long as the client and server still have something to say to each other, the server reads from and writes to the socket, sending messages back and forth between the client and the server. /docs/books/tutorial/networking/sockets/clientServer.html   (1890 words)

 ClockWatch Client/Server - Network Time Sync across a LAN
Since clients don't need to talk to timeservers on the Internet, Internet traffic is reduced and the integrity of corporate firewalls is maintained.
ClockWatch Server can also handle time requests from clients running Windows, Novell, UNIX, Linux and Mac O/Ss.
ClockWatch Client/Server - Network Time Sync across a LAN /clwaclientserver.htm   (553 words)

 Client/Server Frequently Asked Questions
In database servers, clients passes SQL (Structured Query Language) requests as messages to the server and the results of the query are returned over the network.
The logical extension of this is to have clients and servers running on the appropriate hardware and software platforms for their functions.
The code that processes the SQL request and the data resides on the server allowing it to use its own processing power to find the requested data, rather than pass all the records back to a client and let it find its own data as was the case for the file server. /faqs/client-server-faq   (6476 words)

 Client Side State - HTTP Cookies
Cookies are a general mechanism which server side connections (such as CGI scripts) can use to both store and retrieve information on the client side of the connection.
Servers should not expect clients to be able to exceed these limits.
If a proxy server receives a response which contains a Set-cookie header, it should propagate the Set-cookie header to the client, regardless of whether the response was 304 (Not Modified) or 200 (OK). /newsref/std/cookie_spec.html   (1405 words)

 Client and Server Scripting in Web Pages (Visual InterDev Technical Articles)
After you determine which browser and client set you would like to target, you can evaluate the feature set for your Web application to determine which features are most efficiently processed on the client and which on the server.
For example, to manage state in a client server application, you could use global variables but in a Web application, which is a series of hyperlinked pages, managing user states between pages is very different.
Client scripting, on the other hand, is used to make your pages more interactive after they have been sent to the browser. /library/techart/msdn_viscript.htm   (4052 words)

 Client/Server Software Architectures--An Overview
Advantages are that with less software on the client there is less security to worry about, applications are more scalable, and support and installation costs are less on a single server than maintaining each on a desktop client [Schussel 96].
A client is defined as a requester of services and a server is defined as the provider of services.
A single machine can be both a client and a server depending on the software configuration. /str/descriptions/clientserver_body.html   (1888 words)

 An Exploration of Dynamic Documents
In server push, a HTTP connection is held open for an indefinite period of time (until the server knows it is done sending data to the client and sends a terminator, or until the client interrupts the connection).
Client pull -- the server sends down a chunk of data, including a directive (in the HTTP response or the document header) that says "reload this data in 5 seconds", or "go load this other URL in 10 seconds".
In client pull, HTTP connections are never held open; rather, the client is told when to open a new connection, and what data to fetch when it does so. /assist/net_sites/pushpull.html   (2461 words)

 Client/Server Fundamentals Page 1
The functions performed by a client and a server can be implemented by a set of software modules, hardware components, or a combination thereof.
The basic difference between C/S and peer-to-peer is that in a peer-to-peer model the interacting processes can be a client, server, or both while in a C/S model one process assumes the role of a service provider while the other assumes the role of a service consumer.
Client and server processes (applications) that represent the business logic as objects that may reside on different machines and can be invoked through Web services /netdesign/1005part1a.html   (2383 words)

 ECM client/server
Clients accessing this server will be unable to obtain work during this period.
That server has an up-to-date copy of all composites, and information regarding factors found as well as work completed will be forwarded to the main server when it comes back up.
The master ECM server will be down temporarily from Thursday, October 4, 2001 until Sunday, October 8, 2001. /~tcharron/ecm.html   (434 words)

 client/server - a definition
In the usual client/server model, one server, sometimes called a daemon, is activated and awaits client requests.
Relative to the Internet, your Web browser is a client program that requests services (the sending of Web pages or files) from a Web server (which technically is called a Hypertext Transport Protocol or HTTP server) in another computer somewhere on the Internet.
For example, to check your bank account from your computer, a client program in your computer forwards your request to a server program at the bank. /sDefinition/0,,sid7_gci211796,00.html   (466 words)

 Client / Server Computing
Since the user interface is the responsibility of the client, the server has more computing resources to spend on analyzing queries and disseminating information.
The client/server model is a form of distributed computing where one program (the client) communicates with another program (the server) for the purpose of exchanging information.
At the restaurant, you (the user) are presented with a menu of choices by the waiter (the client). /~emorgan/waves/clientservercomputing.html   (361 words)

 client-server from FOLDOC
This model allows clients and servers to be placed independently on nodes in a network, possibly on different hardware and operating systems appropriate to their function, e.g.
A client sends requests to a server, according to some protocol, asking for information or action, and the server responds.
This is analogous to a customer (client) who sends an order (request) on an order form to a supplier (server) who despatches the goods and an invoice (response). /?client-server   (169 words)

 OpenNap: Open Source Napster Server
opennap is a server for connecting the clients together, and is not a client itself.
The server provides the ability to search for particular files and initiate a direct transfer between the clients.
If you know of additional clients not listed here, please send mail to with the name and a URL so it can be added to the list. /#clients   (474 words)

 Part III. Client/Server Protocol
checkfriends - Mode that clients can use to poll the server to see if their friends list has been updated.
The server returns with whether the password is good or not, the user's name, an optional message to be displayed to the user, and the list of the user's friend groups.
getchallenge - Generate a server challenge string for authentication. /doc/server/ljp.csp.protocol.html   (662 words)

 Ventrilo - Download
Server admin's should download the latest version of the server which contains executables for the selected operating system.
If you need to rent a dedicated server please feel free to contact those companies that are listed on the Hosting page.
They are legally licensed to rent servers in any configuration that you may require. /download.php   (374 words)

 United Admins Limited
When you get disconnected from a server with a violation, the reason for being disconnected is between you and your conscience.
Now the cheat detection software stands guard over your server with its list of cheats and its list of cheaters who are not allowed to play on this particular server.
When you play Half-Life, your computer is known as a client. /index.php?p=content&content=cd   (1865 words)

 Client/Server Computing
In between came the two-tier client/server systems where the "server" was database server, and substantially all logic would reside on the "client" PCs.
Traditional mainframe systems are a pathological case where the "presentation server" was a 3270 terminal, and all other aspects of system logic ran on the mainframe server.
PC/LAN systems provide the opposite pathological case where there would be a file server where shared files would reside, and substantially all system logic resided as part of a program running on each PC. /info/clientserver.html   (365 words)

 Client-Server FYI
A CGI script could ask a database on the Server machine (or another machine accessible to it) for numbers from a company's information file, then it could reformat that into a pretty display to pass back to the Webserver to give to the Web client.
Server Side Includes (SSIs) are closely related to CGI in that they are instructions to the Webserver for performing special functions.
CGI is a specification that says that the server will hand input to a program in a specific format, and expect to get output returned in a specific format. /resources/faqs/clntsrvrFYI.html   (3655 words)

 What is server? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Servers are often dedicated, meaning that they perform no other tasks besides their server tasks.
A print server is a computer that manages one or more printers, and a network server is a computer that manages network traffic.
For example, a file server is a computer and storage device dedicated to storing files. /TERM/s/server.html   (479 words)

 Client-server - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clients get all or most of their information and rely on the application server for things such as configuration files, stock quotes, business application programs or to offload compute intensive application tasks back the server to keep the client computer (and client computer user) free to perform other tasks.
A popular client in widespread use today is the web browser which communicates with web servers over the internet to fetch and display web page content.
Client/Server is a scalable architecture whereby each computer or process on the network is either a client or a server. /wiki/Client-server   (479 words)

 PC AI - Client/Server
Describes the client and server software tools which are used to access the World Wide Web.
Provider of the data mining solution, PolyAnalyst Knowledge Server, supports data mining projects in a Client/Server architecture for a corporate environment.
If the client is linear then it is similar to a traditional application. /web/ai_info/client_server.html   (466 words)

 udhcp Server/Client Package
Compiled against uClibc, both the server and client binaries are around 18k and when compiled as one combined binary, has a size of 28k.
both client and server now use sockets for signal handling, hopefully, this will be the last needed change in signal handling, I'm fairly certain all the possible races are now closed.
The client accepts all options on the command line, and calls external scripts to handle the configuration of interfaces to allow for the ultimate flexibility.   (837 words)

 AccessAble Help Desk Client Server Edition 2.55
Yes, it is possible to use the Client Server Edition with Microsoft's MSDE not just MS SQL Server 2000.
But for others, either they already use MS SQL Server, or have so many IT staff and supported users that they need the performance benefits of the Client Server Edition.
If you have already installed a version 2.X of the Client Server Edition of the AccessAble Help Desk you can download a zip file to bring you to version 2.04. /aahdcs.htm   (3044 words)

 Client/Server Fundamentals Page 6
Examples of the issues are performance trade-offs, security, flexibility, access/integration of legacy systems, and the interoperability and portability of client side software with server side software supplied by different vendors.
The sites where the servers (Web servers, group servers, database servers, etc.) will be housed and the protocols to be used by each of these servers are suggested.
Typically, this allows a user program at a workstation to act as a client issuing requests to programs and databases that may be located at many remote computing sites. /netdesign/1005part1f.html   (3308 words)

 ABC-Dir: Client-server
A hotline client (RedCap) and server (BlueCap) package designed to be an improvement over the official client and server.
Client also runs on Windows 95/98/Me. Supports server- and client-side triggers.
Client makes TLS (Transport Layer Security) or SSL (Secure Socket Layer) requests from Frontier or Radio to secure web servers... /view/client-server   (250 words)

 Client-server mail protocols FAQ
Stealing from that document: With POP (Post Office Protocol), mail is delivered to a shared server, and a personal computer user periodically connects to the server and downloads all of the pending mail to the "client" machine.
With IMAP, mail is again delivered to a shared server, but the mail client machine does not normally copy it all at once and then delete it from the server. The Cyrus IMAP server differs from other IMAP server implementations in that it is generally intended to be run on "sealed" servers, where normal users are not permitted to log in. /faqs/mail/mailclient-faq   (1678 words)

 Client-server - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clients get all or most of their information and rely on the application server for things such as configuration files, stock quotes, business application programs, or to offload compute-intensive application tasks back to the server in order to keep the client computer (and client computer user) free to perform other tasks.
Another type of client in the Client/Server architecture is known as a thin client, which is a minimal client.
The interaction between client and server is often described using sequence diagrams. /wiki/Client-server   (1678 words)

 The Hello Client-Server Example
After you've written the client and the server, you're ready to compile the code and run the programs.
The application diagram is repeated here, along with a review of the steps in the process of communication between the client and server.
Learn how to write a simple client application, including how to create an ORB object, how to use the naming service to get an initial object reference, and how to invoke an operation on a CORBA object. /docs/books/tutorial/idl/hello   (331 words)

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