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Hypertext Transfer Protocol

[′hī·pər‚tekst ′tranz·fər ‚prōd·ə‚kȯl]
(computer science)
The communication protocol for transmitting linked documents between computers; it is the basis for the World Wide Web and follows the TCP/IP protocol for the client-server model of computing. Abbreviated HTTP.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

(protocol)
(HTTP) The client-server TCP/IP protocol used on the World-Wide Web for the exchange of HTML documents. It conventionally uses port 80.

Latest version: HTTP 1.1, defined in RFC 2068, as of May 1997.

See also Uniform Resource Locator.
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Using its best-in-class transformation and routing technology and business process management tools, Mercator Inside Integrator(TM) imports WSDL files and creates graphical representations of Web services operations, in addition to communicating seamlessly with Web services via Mercator's adapters for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) encoding.
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Typical applications supported by DSNA include all user written applications, network backup and recovery, network Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM), network virtual disk, Network File Service (NFS), Bulk Data Service (BDS), File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and other critical storage tasks.