CCIS2841 Client/Server Computing

This course covers the evolution, impact and services available with Client/Server technology and distributed computing. The characteristics of clients and servers and the role of middleware will be discussed. Students will explore the various type of Client/Server implementations: SQL databases, transaction servers, distributed objects, groupware, Web applications and JAVA.




CCIS1105 or CCIS1505 or CCIS2701

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Describe Client/Server configurations
Differentiate various types of middleware
Describe the major components in a distributed business application
Examine the major components and functions of SQL Database clients and servers
Examine the major components and functions of Transaction servers and clients
Examine the major components and functions of Groupware clients and servers
Examine the major components and functions of distributed object servers
Describe the standards and techniques used to provide security in client/server environments
Examine the major components used in deploying web-based client/server systems
Describe the approaches to managing a distributed client/server environment
Evaluate the degree of client/server computing that exists in a computing environment
Diagram the components that are present at each tier within a client/server environment

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details