Internet Basics. Dr. Norm Friesen June 22, 2007. Questions. What is the Internet? What is the Web? How are they different? How do they work? How do they differ technically from other communications media (e.g. telephone)?. The Web for Absolute Beginners (1 of 2).
Dr. Norm Friesen
June 22, 2007
Document Locations or Web Addresses
To make the contents of a database accessible over the Web, it is necessary to make use of special software that resides on a server. Special software forms the middle component or tier in what is commonly known as a three-tier system. This simple "stack" architecture is comprised of: