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Definition of "client-server" [client-server]

  • Describes computer software usually comprising a number of client modules, and a server module to which they are connected in some way. The clients make requests of the server; the server processes the requests and returns the results to the appropriate client. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "client-server" in a sentence
  • "Microsoft built its business on the so-called client-server model, said Mr. Hilwa."
  • "Previously, Oracle had scores of computers all over the world storing its data in a system known as client-server computing—an approach that, just a few years ago, represented conventional wisdom about the kind of computer system a state-of-the-art company ought to have."
  • "For example, the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) was developed with client-server architectures in mind, and it still requires agency-by-agency accreditation for each individual vendor."
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