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why? If yes, explain how will different clients and servers interact with each other.
54. In a client-server computing environment, is it possible for a computer to be
both a client and a server at the same time? If no, explain why? If yes, give an
example of such a scenario.
55. Write short notes on:
(a) Client computer
(b) Server computer
56. Write short notes on:
(b) Mainframe systems
(c) Distributed system
(d) Client-server computing environment
(d) Notebook computers
(e) Personal computers
(f) Classification of computers
57. List out the key desirable features of an operating system for each of the
following types of computers:
(e) Notebook computers (b)
Write short notes on:
Parallel Processing (f) Personal computers
(g) Mainframe systems Glossary
The purpose of this glossary is to present definitions for some of the terms that are
often used in the field of computers and data processing.
2G technology Second-generation wireless-networking technologies.
3G technology Third-generation wireless-networking technologies.
A Programming Language (APL): A powerful high-level language that is well
suited for specifying complex algorithms. It is a real-time language usually used in
an interpretive and interactive manner and was developed primarily for scientific
Abacus: The earliest device that qualifies as a digital computer. It permits the user
to represent numbers by the position of beads on a rack. Simple addition and
subtraction can be carried out rapidly and efficiently by positioning the beads
Access control: Deals with the policies and mechanisms to prohibit a user/process
from accessing those resources/information that he/she/it is not authorized to
Access time: The time interval between the instant at which data is called...
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