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1st Edition

Data Distribution
Managing the Environment

Edited By

Richard Wiliiams

ISBN 9781138613119
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
168 Pages

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Book Description

Published in 1992. Business information has evolved from typewriter/card index (decentralized) through the era of DP Department and mainframe (centralized) to present mix with PCs and networks (distributed). This book demonstrates how data distribution can function in the best interests of organizations, through a managed environment. It looks at what is needed from the systems professionals to support current methods; reporting actual experience, defining techniques, and examining the opportunities and challenges.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Richard Williams & Simon Holloway  Part 1: Defining Distribution  2. Distribution: Myth or Reality? Simon Holloway and Tim Warren  3. Distribution: Solution or Problem? Tim Bourne  Part 2: Data Access Issues  4. International Data Distribution Richard Williams  5. Security in a Distributed Environment Rodney Clarke  Part 3: Client Server Architectures  6. The Client-Server Architecture in a Mixed Database Environment Nigel Geary  7. The Client-Server Architecture in Large Distributed Business Processing Activities Colin Calder  Part 4: Dictionaries and Distribution  8. The Role of Dictionaries in Open Distributed Systems William Olle  9. Central Repository Control of a Distributed Development Environment Philippe Turner-Loisel  Part 5: Vendor Developments  10. Developing Products to Support Distributed Data Processing Carlos Miguens  11. Distributing Data Across an Enterprise Lilian Hobbs  Part 6: Research in Distribution  12. SSADM and Distribution: So What’s the Problem? A. Jenkins and G.R. Hidderley  13. Distributed Data Research Anthony Law, Morris Sloman and Johathan Moffet  Part 7: Conclusions  14. Strategic Data Planning in a Distributed Environment David Gradwell

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