Client Server Computing
Due date: 9 June, end of week 15
This assigment may be done individually or in groups of two.
The purpose of this assignment is for you to explore a topic in
Client Server computing about which you wish to learn more.
There is, of course, the expectation that the topic will be of
sufficient depth and complexity that it is suitable for an
Some possibilities for this include
Other topics may be chosen. See the lecturer if you wish to discuss
a possible topic.
Doing one of the other alternative approaches to assignment two.
Study a commercial database system such as Oracle, and report on
how it supports distributed databases.
Examining the changes to work practices in an organisation caused by
moves to client server.
Contrast the cost advantages/disadvantages between client server and
"Client server is dead" is often stated in newspaper articles.
What is meant by this? Is it true?