Definitions for "Client-server model"
model of distributed computing based upon a passive service provider or server waiting to receive requests from one or more active service consumers or clients to which it responds by providing service.
A common way to describenetwork services and the model user processes (programs) of those services. Examples include the name-server/name-resolver paradigm of the DNS and file- server/file-client relationships such as NFS and diskless hosts.
A configuration in which one computer, designated as a "server", sends information to a number of other "client" computers.