CHAPTER 15

UNDERSTANDING SERVICES AND APPLICATIONS BY TYPE

15.1 Web-based Application

15.2 Web Services

15.3 Infrastructure Services

15.4 On-demand Computing

15.5 Web Application Framework

15.1 WEB-BASED APPLICATION

A World Wide Web-based application is a collection of programs that can be accessed through a web browser. The programs and database resides on a centralized server rather than being established on the desktop and is accessed over a network.

Web applications are the means to take advantage of today’s expertise to enhance the productivity and efficiency of organizations. Web application permits access to the organization’s data from any part of the world at anytime. It also helps to save time and revenue and enhances interactivity ...

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