Hi everyone.

I am a student of Computer Science in combination with Economics. Currently
I am working on my final thesis. I wonder if someone could give me hints
on literature concerning:

- IT-Systemarchitecture History, something like "from mainframes to Client/Server
to N-Tier to Grid Computing". A historical outline also stating reasons for
the developement from Centralisied to Decentralised and back to Centralised
(REcentralised)

- TCO

- Applcation Server vs. Client Server (Advantages - Disadvantages)

Any tips by eMail (cengiz.yilmaz@fh-bielefeld.de) on books or articles in
German, French, English or Turkish would be great.

Thanks for help in advance,

Best Regards
Cengiz

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