Client Server Computing (INFE421)
The seven-layer reference model; physical, data link, network, transport, session, presentation and application. Host name resolution and the domain name service. Public-key cryptography. The WEB as an example client server computing; designing clients and servers. Technologies of the web; URLs, HTML, HTTP, applets etc. Communication and networking; protocol suites, streams and datagrams, remote procedure calls, internetworking and routing. Distributed object systems; serializing objects, distributed object frameworks. COM and DCOM. Collaboration technology and groupware. Distributed operating systems.