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Client/Server Technology for Managers
ISBN 0201409208 / 9780201409208 / 0-201-40920-8
Publisher Addison Wesley Publishing Company
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Client/Server Technology for Managers concisely explains in nontechnical terms the uses, abuses, technology, and process of client/server computing. This book gives you a framework for decision making and explains the "big picture" of client/server computing, so that you can assess your company or organization's needs and opportunities and successfully employ this new technology to solve real-world professional challenges.Client/Server Technology for Managers enables you to create an informed client/server strategic plan for your business or organization. This book integrates explanations, principles, and methods with dozens of short "snapshot" case studies illustrating client/server in action.Client/Server Technology for Managers will help you harness this very powerful but potentially confusing part of today's computing landscape.Client/Server Technology for Managers will help you answer questions like these: * Are mainframes really obsolete? * Can I move existing mainframe software onto smaller computers? * How are client/server, downsizing, and enterprise computing related? * Where does reengineering fit in? * What does "object-oriented" mean? * What's SQL? * Do I need middlewear? * Should I get a data warehouse? * What's an "open system"? * Do I need parallel processing? * Can I trust UNIX and PC LANs? * How long will it take my programmers to learn the new methods? * Should I consider outsourcing? * Where do I start? * How much is all this going to cost me? 0201409208B04062001 [via]