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What is a "client server"?

The client/server system is a general name given to systems where 2 programs are involved in doing something, usually accessing a database. The client program runs separately for each user, and controls display on the screen, input commands, etc. The server program is running all the time, often on a remote machine the client connects through via some network, and it controls access to the database or whatever. If you have ever used UNIX, client-- server stuff is all over the place (ftp, telnet, rlogin, X-windows, etc.)

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