Computer Science: An Overview
Now in its eighth edition, this book continues to provide a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the dynamic field of computer science using a breadth-first approach. The table of contents and the text itself have been revised and expanded to reflect changes in the field, including the trend toward using Web and Internet Technology, the evolution of Objects, and the important growth in the field of databases. Specifically, chapter three from the previous edition has been expanded into two chapters. Chapter three will now only cover Operating Systems and the new chapter four will focus on Networks and the Internet. Anyone interested in gaining a thorough introduction to Computer Science.
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Operating Systems Today's computer applications often require a single machine
to perform activities that may compete with one another for the machine's
resources. For example, many computers are charged with the task of serving
Based on the roles played by the browser and Web server, activities performed at
the browser's machine are called client-side activities, whereas activities
performed at the Web server's machine are called server-side activities.
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There is a proliferation of systems for performing client and server side activities,
each competing with the others for prominence. An early and still popular means
of controlling client-side activities is to include programs written in the language ...
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