Chapter 22. Special Considerations for Client-Server and Web-Enabled Environments

Introduction

The challenge facing many infrastructure managers today is how to apply the structure of these mainframe-developed processes to the less-structured environment of client/servers and to the relatively unstructured environment of the Internet. In this final chapter we look at some special aspects of systems management that we need to consider for these newer emerging environments.

We begin by examining several issues relating to processes implemented in a client/server environment that differ significantly from those implemented in a mainframe or midrange environment. Some of these topics could have been included in their respective ...

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