MCA Syllabus of Tamilnadu Open University Client Server Technology paper
TNOU MCA Paper Title: Client Server Technology
Block 1 Syllabus : Client Server Computing Concepts : Introduction to client / server computing – Main frame – Centric client / server computing – Down sizing and client / server computing – Preserving mainframe application – Investment through porting – Client / server development tools – Advantages of Client / Server computing.
Block 2 Syllabus : Components of Client Server Environment : Client Component : Components of client / server application – The client – Client service, request for services, RPC, windows services, Fax / print services, Remote boot services, other remote services – Utility embedding – Common request broker architecture (CORBA) – Server Component: The server - Detailed server functionality – The networking operating system – Novell network – LAN manager – IBM LAN server – Banyan VINES-PC network file services.
Block 3 Syllabus : Client Server Platforms : Server operating system : Netware, OS/2,Windows NT, Unix – System Application architecture (SAA) – Connectivity – Open systems interconnect (OSI) process communication (IPC) – Communication interface technology – Wide area network technology.
Block 4 Syllabus : Client / serve development software – Platform migration and reengineering of existing systems – Hardware components - Distributed Objects and Internet: Distributed objects and components – Compound documents : The client framework – OLE / DCOM – Client / server and the Internet – Application Development Tools : Workbench architecture – Information engineering facility architecture – EASEL Workbench – Ellipse – SQL windows – Power builder – SQL Tool set – APT workbench component.
MCA Reference Books :
1. Client Server Computing by Dewire and dawna travis, McGraw Hill.
2. Designing Enterprise Client/Server Systems by Beth Gold – Bernstein, David Marca PHI.
3. Client / Server Communications by Thomas S Ligon, TMH.
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