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Enterprise System Architectures

Building Client Server and Web Based Systems, 1st Edition

Edited by Mark Goodyear

CRC Press

992 pages

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Experts from Andersen Consulting show you how to combine computing, communications, and knowledge to deliver a uniquely new-and entirely indispensable-competitive advantage.

Lead, Follow, or get out of the way

Your company's ability to sustain a competitive advantage is in jeopardy. Your competitors can imitate and improve faster than ever. You need to find ways to help your company discover and deliver and astounding solution, control its costs, and move on the next astounding solution.

Web-based computing is the vital technology enabler for today's most important business opportunities, like E-Commerce. It is also the flexible foundation for future solutions. However, because of the complexities and difficulties it represents, it can be critical hurdle for IT shops and for an entire business.

Enterprise Systems Architecture: Building Client/Server and Web-Based Systems is your guide through these complexities as you integrate your technology capabilities with your strategy, people, and processes to deliver astounding solutions. It

  • Introduces you to basic principles and concepts, provides an overview of state-of-the-art in client/server and Web-based computing models, and develops a solid business case for implementation.

  • Acquaints you with various technologies involved and describes a comprehensive network computing architecture.

  • Details crucial analysis, design, and implementation issues, including design specifics for architectures, applications, and network; rollout strategies; and ongoing management of distributed operations.

  • Explores emerging technologies and their likely impact on the future of netcentric computing.

    Here you'll find detailed information on the architectures and frameworks for network-based computing … strategies for designing and implementing solutions … strategies and methods for security. It also provides a full framework for testing applications, and in-depth discussion of transition frameworks for these environments, detailed costs and frameworks for managing the client/server environment, and much more.

  • Table of Contents

    Section I Overview of Netcentric Computing Solutions

    I-1 Netcentric: The Evolution of Computing, Frameworks, and Architectures

    I-2 Netcentric Computing and New Business Capabilities

    Section II Architectures and Frameworks for Netcentric Computing

    II-1 Architecture Frameworks for Client/Server and Netcentric Computing

    II-2 Presentation Services

    II-3 Information Services

    II-4 Communications Architectures

    II-5 Transaction Services

    II-6 Environment Services

    II-7 Base Services

    II-8 Development Architecture

    II-9 A Framework for Testing Netcentric Applications

    II-10 Operations Architecture

    II-11 Transition Frameworks for Netcentric Environments

    II-12 Platform Architecture

    Section III Designing and Implementing Netcentric Solutions

    III-1 A Framework for Netcentric Implementation

    III-2 Design and Implementation of Client/Server and Netcentric Architectures

    III-3 Overview of Data and Process Distribution

    III-4 Finalizing the Distribution Strategy

    III-5 Netcentric Integration with Existing Systems

    III-6 Interface Design

    III-7 System Controls

    III-8 Network Infrastructure Options for Netcentric Implementation

    III-9 Management of Distributed Operations

    III-10 Testing Implementation

    III-11 Site Preparation and Installation

    III-12 Project Management

    III-13 Change Management

    Section IV Special Topics

    IV-1 Netcentric Security

    IV-2 Knowledge Management

    IV-3 Collaborative Computing Solutions

    IV-4 Data Mining

    IV-5 The Information Delivery Facility: Beyond Data Warehousing

    IV-6 Componentware

    IV-7 Costs and Frameworks for Managing the Client/Server Environment

    About the Authors

    Index

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    COM011000
    COMPUTERS / Systems Architecture / General
    COM051230
    COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General