Goodbye, Client/Server?

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Recently, an industry commentator suggested that client/server, as it has existed over the past two decades, may be in its twilight stage. Is this truly the case? Most enterprises rely on client/server architectures for a wide array of enterprise computing requirements. However, some observers feel that client/server – with clients linked to centralized servers across a distributed network – does not scale well, and don’t mesh well with cloud. Plus, today’s cloud approaches render client/server unnecessary for most requirements. To stay on top of all the trends, subscribe to Database Trends and Applications magazine,