client-server model


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

client-server model

References in periodicals archive ?
The client-server model of PGA parallel model is direct parallelization plan, and it refers to the parallel model in which the server conducts the overall operation with sequential operation, with only one group, initialization of population, selection, crossover and mutation, while the server and all clients parallelize the solution of individual fitness functions.
Sage-Math has a client-server model, which makes it even more powerful in the context of the internet.
Integrating the client-server model throughout, the text walks readers through all of the major aspects of programming, progressing from operating system design to distributed and special-purpose systems.
Many established enterprise applications are based on a simple client-server model, with easily defined communications paths.
"It goes back to the mainframe computing days of the 1950's and '60's, where everything was stored on a central computer, contrasted with the distributed client-server model of today," Akian explains.
In addition to the client-server model of its software, Vasont also offers a Web application for remote users, an ASP model featuring hosted content that is available on a subscription basis, and Vasont SG, which is designed for small editorial groups (five or fewer users).
SysUpdate, which Sherwin downloaded from the company's Web site onto a single server, uses a client-server model; that is, a small piece of software (the client) is installed on each machine across the network.
NewStar is a sales and marketing machine with an integrated product that is still based on the client-server model. FAST is well respected, regarded as one of the premier process management systems, but is often viewed as a kind of cult with close ties to Shinn Consulting.
Over the past five years, the client-server model has been in steady decline.
But, assuming the "little details" fall into place--standards such as SOAP (single object access protocol); UDDI (universal discovery, description and integration); WSDL (Web services description language); and the lingua franca of content-plus-application integration, XML, must be routinely applied--very little stands in the way while the prevailing client-server model is turned upside down and is replaced with something entirely new, and inarguably powerful.
"Today's devices make good use of existing network infrastructure and protocols, but it is evident that control structure is changing from the client-server model to an intelligent networked paradigm."
If you continue to rely on the client-server model, he said, "you're aiding and abetting the old way.

Full browser ?