Tag: client

A client is an application or system that accesses a service made available by a server. The server is often (but not always) on another computer system, in which case the client accesses the service by way of a network. The term was first applied to devices that were not capable of running their own stand-alone programs, but could interact with remote computers via a network. These dumb terminals were clients of the time-sharing mainframe computer.
The client–server model is still used today. Client and server can run on the same machine and connect via Unix domain sockets, or other inter-process communication techniques such as shared memory, or named pipes. Using Internet sockets a user may connect to a service operating on a possibly remote system through the Internet protocol suite. Servers set up listening sockets, and clients initiate connections that a server may accept. Web browsers are clients that connect to web servers and retrieve web pages for display. Most people use…

The Progress of Thin Clients

When thin clients first appeared on the market over 10 years ago, IBM was a great proponent of this technology even though the first units had slow CPUs, limited memory,…

Squid cache

Squid is a proxy server and web cache daemon. It has a wide variety of uses, from speeding up a web server by caching repeated requests, to caching web, DNS…

Thin Clients

Primary Computing Models o Non-administered Desktop: Here users have their own desktop system. Users/System Administrators manage each system individually including installation and upgradation of software and OS. o Administered Desktop:…

VPN Loading Balancing

Virtual Private Networks form a major part of many organizations’ network infrastructure. They are often used as a vehicle to serve sensitive information to remote offices and workers. Typically VPN’s…

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