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fat client

A computer within a network that has its own disc drive and relies little on the central server.
See: thin client
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In case of Fat Server pattern, computation time is less consumed than the one of balanced MVC architecture, but it consumes larger amount of network communication time.
The fat server model is often used to ensure greater compatibility between clients and servers: the more work the server does, the less dependent it is on the client.