(klī´&nt) (n.) The client part of a client-server architecture. Typically, a client is an application that runs on a personal computer or workstation and relies on a server to perform some operations. For example, an e-mail client is an application that enables you to send and receive e-mail.
- client access license
Short for client access license, CAL is a license that gives a user the right to access the services of the server. CALs are primarily used for Microsoft Server products where the CAL is based on a per seat licensing (also called per user or per device), per server licensing, per processor licensing, or per […]
- Client-Server Architecture
Client-server architecture (client/server) is a network architecture in which each computer or process on the network is either a client or a server. Servers are powerful computers or processes dedicated to managing disk drives (file servers), printers (print servers), or network traffic (network servers ). Clients are PCs or workstations on which users run applications. […]
Open source software (released under the GPL) for recording compact discs. cdrdao records audio or data CD-Rs in disk-at-once (DAO) mode, based on a textual description of the CD contents. cdrdao program is run from the command line and has no GUI.
Short for control panel device, and pronounced see-dev, a cdev is a special type of Macintosh utility that enables you to adjust basic system parameters. On newer Macs (System 7 and later) cdevs are called control panels.