WHAT ARE SERVERS?

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Server is basically a device which serves.It can be a program or specialized hardware.All websites data are stored on servers and we can access the  data through a software installed in our device.They Maintains the data and serve it to the clients to any part in the world.

TYPES OF SERVERS

  • Application server-used for hosting web apps.

  • file server-shares files and folders.
  • fax server-shares one or more fax machine over network.
  • web server-host web pages.
  • catalog server-maintains index of table of contents.
  • communication server-used for communication between two users or devices.
  • computing server-shares CPU(central processing unit) and RAM(random access memory)
  • Database server-maintains and shares any form of data.
  • Game server-enables to play multiplayer games on two or more devices.

SPECIFICATIONS OF SERVERS

  • The hardware of server is of high quality as compared to traditional computers and the processor used is also much fast and advanced like INTEL XEON series.
  • Memory of server is also of high grade.
  • Hard drives used are also durable.

HOW TO GET A SERVER

You can purchase your own dedicated server but it is very expensive.You can take server space on rent from various Hosting websites.

WEB HOSTING


Taking server on rent by paying an amount is known as web hosting.The server is mostly a shared server in this case.

Servers are the backbone of INTERNET.

 

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