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Unformatted text preview: ms in a single client-server computing environment? If no, explain 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: (a) Workstations (b) Mainframe systems (c) Supercomputers (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: (a) Workstations (e) Notebook computers (b) (c) (d) 58. (a) (b) (c) (d) Supercomputers Client computers Server computers Write short notes on: Multiprogramming Multiprocessing Multitasking 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. 2 2G technology Second-generation wireless-networking technologies. 3 3G technology Third-generation wireless-networking technologies. A 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 applications. 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 appropriately. 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. Access time: The time interval between the instant at which data is called...
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