This chapter covers the following topics:
• The relationship between application architectures and network design relative to Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) efforts
• The use of web services and remote procedure call (RPC) technologies in web-based multitier serverfarms
• The use of HTML and Extensible Markup Language (XML) in the Data Center and how it relates to web services
• Web-server and application-server essentials, and server-side programming technologies such as Common Gateway Interface (CGI), Java servlets, and Active Server Pages (ASP)
• Database and ...