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ERIC Number: EJ1022988
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Usage of Thin-Client/Server Architecture in Computer Aided Education
Cimen, Caghan; Kavurucu, Yusuf; Aydin, Halit
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v13 n2 p181-185 Apr 2014
With the advances of technology, thin-client/server architecture has become popular in multi-user/single network environments. Thin-client is a user terminal in which the user can login to a domain and run programs by connecting to a remote server. Recent developments in network and hardware technologies (cloud computing, virtualization, etc.) have made the thin-client/server architecture more efficient with respect to total cost of ownership, administration, maintenance, security and power consumption. Therefore, the usage of thin-client/server architecture in computer-aided education has scaled up exponentially since 2010. In this study, we present our architecture in a Public College with 270 user terminals and 9 servers. We describe the planning, design, testing and implementation phases of the new architecture and analyze the outcomes of this implementation in regard to students and staff.
Sakarya University. Esentepe Campus, Adapazari 54000, Turkey. Tel: +90-505-2431868; Fax: +90-264-6141034; e-mail: tojet@sakarya.edu.tr; Web site: http://www.tojet.net
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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