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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Another early application of the client/server model was used to reduce the cost
of disk storage while also removing the need for duplicate copies of records.
Here one machine in a network was equipped with a high-capacity disk drive that
This directory is implemented on a designated machine within the domain in the
form of a server, called a name server, that responds to requests regarding
address information. Together, all the name servers throughout the Internet are
part of ...
Here the person specifies a topic of interest (a client-side activity) which is then
transferred to the search engine where a customized Web page identifying
documents of possible interest is constructed (a server-side activity) and sent
back to ...
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