Client Server Networks

Description

A Level ICT (Unit 3.2) Mind Map on Client Server Networks, created by scott.dowle on 05/27/2013.
scott.dowle
Mind Map by scott.dowle, updated more than 1 year ago
scott.dowle
Created by scott.dowle over 9 years ago
83
0

Resource summary

Client Server Networks
  1. Network uses full processing power of each computer in the network, including the File- Server and the user workstations or Clients
    1. Required to
      1. Manage activities of the network
        1. Store application programs and data files
          1. Distribute programs or data files to other computers on the network as requested
          2. Enabled companies to downsize from sole use of mainframes
            1. Advantages
              1. Less expensive
                1. More flexible
                  1. Power of client and servers are used jointly
                    1. Administration
                      1. Back-Up and file-sharing dealt with by server
                      2. Printing can be queued
                      3. Client-Server Network Requires
                        1. File Server
                          1. Networks card to provide a physical interface
                            1. Networking OS
                            2. Specialist Servers
                              1. File server
                                1. Print server
                                  1. Communications server
                                    1. Database server
                                      1. Access to central database files for all workstations or clients on the network
                                    Show full summary Hide full summary

                                    Similar

                                    Types and Components of Computer Systems
                                    Jess Peason
                                    Input Devices
                                    Jess Peason
                                    Output Devices
                                    Jess Peason
                                    Networks
                                    Will8324
                                    General ICT Quiz
                                    leahshaw
                                    ICT Revison Flash Cards
                                    Arun Johal
                                    FLAT FILE VS RELATIONAL DATABASE
                                    rosiejones
                                    Online World - Learning Aim A
                                    andysedge
                                    Business Aims and ICT Strategies
                                    scrt
                                    User Interfaces
                                    Skeletor
                                    General ICT Quiz
                                    Jade Fantom