Lewandowski, Scott M. Department of Computer Science, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
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A computing system that is composed of two logical parts: a server, which provides services, and a client, which requests them. The two parts can run on separate machines on a network, allowing users to access powerful server resources from their personal computers (Fig. 1). See also: Local-area networks; Wide-area networks
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