Distributed Systems Characteristics and Trends
Contents Peer-to-Peer and Client-Server Architectures. 2 Security Issues. 3 Naming Systems. 4 External Data Representation. 6 Evolving Middleware Solutions. 8 References. 10 Peer-to-Peer and Client-Server Architectures Coulouris et al. (2012)explain client-server architecture refers to nodes running processes (servers)which accepts requests from other nodes (client) and responds appropriately. Tannenbaum...
Merry Christmas To all Our Clients
I would like to thank all my clients new and old for the support and custom they have given me over the past year. Have a Great Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year ! Paul McCherry MSc, BSc(Hons)
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High Reliability Organisations
This report investigates and critically discusses the approaches that High Reliability Organisations (HRO) take in managing information security risks within dynamic and fluidic environments. Hopkins states that the term “High Reliability Organisation” (HRO) first seems to have originated in the 1980’s (Hopkins, 2007) and at that time HRO...
Busy Summer and a Masters Degree as a bonus
Apologies for not writing for the last 2 months, This summer has been incredibly busy and when your up to your eyeballs some things must take less priority. Its been really great working this summer with companies such as Viva Vegas in Blackpool, FRP Advisory based all over...
Are Computer Maintenance Contracts a thing of the past ?
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Holders Sheet Metals manufacture and install ventilation ductwork for many national and local businesses throughout the North West. They had reached that stage, as many companies do, where their peer to peer network was impeding their business efficiency and needed help in moving to a server infrastructure. Cloud9...
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