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A computer that resides in some distant location from which data are retrieved. It typically refers to a server in a private network or the public Internet. However, it can also refer to a user's PC in another location that is accessed over the Internet for file transfer or remote control operation. Up until the 1990s, a remote host was almost always a single, centralized computer system that was accessed using terminals directly connected or over private lines or via a dial-up modem. See host, remote control software and centralized processing.
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This simulation is built to measure the performance between 4G network and the proposed F-EPC model as follow: total transmission delay for the data packets delivered from the UE to remote host, Handover delay and initial attach procedure delay.
The workload is generated in both ways; that is, there is a UDP flow from UE to the remote host and another one from the remote host to UE.
(If the customers on a recent weekday were any indication, however, the main consumers of Hello Kitty are females who haven't seen the inside of a grade school in some years.) Songs are no longer played via laser disc, practically medieval technology here--but delivered within seconds from a remote host computer via broadband.
As such, you use this tool to "ping" a remote host (this could be another client, a server, etc.) to understand if it is reachable (if your computer can "see" it) and how far away it is.
At least that's the picture that has emerged in the last five years, as astronomers have discovered the remote host galaxies of the superpowerful explosions and measured their stupendous redshifts.
The rainbow-striped craft in Katja Davar's computer animation Remote Host, 2001, does just that--although it's not obvious at first sight.
This makes the Si2400 ideal for data processing applications that require contact with a remote host.
During a session with another host, referred to as the remote host (the remote host may also be a server, as in "client/server"), all communication is effectively between these two hosts, and the provider simply serves as a gateway to the Internet.
Once a connection is made, the remote host computer flashes a silent command back to the stolen portable that automatically erases its hard disk and then disconnects.
Other features of System 7 are its Interapplication Communication IAC and the Data Access Manager technologies, the latter enabling data access from remote host computers, regardless of the computer, connecting networks or database software.
A complete solution will have to come in the form of a distributed computing environment with a front end (local workstation) that has one consistent user interface and that allows truly transparent access to back end (remote host software) systems, regardless of the platform.
* It must operate untended (or with relatively unskilled operators), communicate with remote host computers, and accommodate automated material handling (e.g., robotic load/unload, palletized workpieces, etc).

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