any software program that runs on a user’s local computer and accesses data stored on a remote computer (server)
Each client program is designed to work with one or more specific kinds of server programs, and each server requires a specific kind of client.
programming A common form of distributed system in which software is split between server tasks and client tasks. A client sends requests to a server, according to some protocol, asking for information or action, and the server responds. This is analogous to a customer (client) who sends an order (request) on an order form to […]
- Client-server analyst programmer
job A person who analyses and designs application programs for a client-server architecture. Typical skills include ODBC, Windows 95, Windows NT, Macintosh, Novell, OS/2, Unix, and RPC. (2004-03-09)
- Client-server model
noun 1. a country that is dependent on a larger and more powerful country for its political, economic, or military welfare.