The ability for multiple concurrent users to log on and run applications from a single server.
1. A pejorative used against UNIX type systems, as in, 'you really don't want the overhead of a multi-user OS.' 2. The ability to remotely log-in, diagnose and repair software problems. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20091
Multi-user systems consist of two or more computers that are connected together and that share data and peripherals. A multi-user system includes a host computer (file server) and one or more stations. All stations share the same hard disk and may share other devices such as printers.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21138
In computing, an operating system that enables several users to access centrally stored data and programs simultaneously over a network. Each user has a terminal, which may be local (connected directly to the computer) or remote (connected to the computer via a modem and a telephone line). The growth of the internet has given rise to new forms of a...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0034369.html
Multi-user is a term that defines an operating system or application software that allows access by multiple users of a computer. Time-sharing systems are multi-user systems. Most batch processing systems for mainframe computers may also be considered `multi-user`, to avoid leaving the CPU idle while it waits for I/O operations to complete. Howe.....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-user
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