Monday, November 7, 2011

(Q&A) What is AS/400 used for?

(From : Anonymous)

AS/400 is considered to be a midrange computer. Features include a RDBMS (DB2/400), a menu-driven interface, multi-user support, dumb terminal support (IBM 5250), printers, as well as security, communications and web-based applications.

AS/400 is accessed either through a "front end" running on the user’s computer which displays requested data or the "back end" which runs on the server and handles tasks such as data analysis and storage.

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