Explain why a PC is considered to be a “Fat Client”?
Give some examples of various client-server environments?
State how is the client server approach evolved and continuously evolving?
Briefly discuss two benefits that the client/server architecture offers to the user
Total Cost of Ownership, what does this mean in terms of a client / server architecture?
What is a File / Server Network architecture ?
Give some examples of Network Operating systems?
A _______________________, and a ____________, together with a combination of hardware are needed for file/server architecture to be implemented.9.
What is a File / Server Network architecture?
Define the term middleware
_____________________ wired to a central computer but not really a client.12.
Write short notes on each of the following, with appropriate examples.
(a) API [2 marks]
(b) Client / Server Models [2 marks]
(c) Application server [2 marks]
(d) Distributed computing [2 marks]
(e) Thin client [2 marks]
(f) Real-time & Non-real-time Conferencing [2 marks]
(g) Internet/Web Gateways [3 marks]
A _________________, _______________, and a _______________together with a combination of hardware are needed for application/server architecture to be implemented.14.
What does a Server need from an OS?