What is a Server

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What is a Server

  1. 1. WHAT IS A SERVER? www.Kuwait10.net
  2. 2. WHAT IS A SERVER? <ul><li>A COMPUTER (HARDWARE)? </li></ul><ul><li>A PROGRAM (SOFTWARE)? </li></ul>OR
  3. 3. WHAT IS A SERVER? <ul><li>A COMPUTER (HARDWARE)? </li></ul><ul><li>A PROGRAM (SOFTWARE)? </li></ul>
  4. 4. FOR EXAMPLE, <ul><li>A typical PC (Desktop or Laptop) </li></ul><ul><li>+ Apache HTTP Server (Software) </li></ul><ul><li>= Web Server </li></ul>
  5. 5. REQUEST REQUEST REQUEST
  6. 6. SERVICE SERVICE SERVICE
  7. 7. TYPES OF SERVERS
  8. 8. TYPES OF SERVERS Examples Provide… Type <ul><li>Microsoft SQL Server </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Database </li></ul><ul><li>MySQL </li></ul>Database Services Database Server <ul><li>Apache HTTP Server </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft IIS (Part of Microsoft Windows) </li></ul>Web Sites Hosting Web Server <ul><li>Microsoft Windows Storage Server (Built on the Microsoft Windows Server) </li></ul>File Services (Storing Shared Files) File Server
  9. 9. TYPES OF SERVERS Examples Provide… Type <ul><li>Microsoft Exchange Server </li></ul><ul><li>IBM Lotus Domino </li></ul>E-mail Services Mail Server <ul><li>Oracle WebLogic Server </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Application Server </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle GlassFish Server </li></ul><ul><li>Zend Server </li></ul>An Environment To Run Certain Applications Application Server <ul><li>Microsoft Windows Server </li></ul><ul><li>BIND </li></ul>Translation of Domain Names Into IP Addresses DNS Server
  10. 10. TYPES OF SERVERS OTHER TYPES OF SERVERS: FTP Server, Chat Server, Fax Server, Game Server, Audio/Video Server Examples Provide… Type <ul><li>Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (ISA Server) </li></ul><ul><li>Apache HTTP Server </li></ul><ul><li>Apache Traffic Server </li></ul>Filtering And Caching Proxy Server <ul><li>Microsoft Windows Storage Server (Built on the Microsoft Windows Server) </li></ul>Printer Services Print Server
  11. 11. TYPES OF SERVER FORM FACTORS
  12. 12. TYPES OF SERVER FORM FACTORS Blade: A blade servers are for use in blade enclosure that designed to fit within a standardized 19&quot; mounting rack. Rack: A rack server is specially designed to fit within a standardized 19&quot; mounting rack. Tower: A tower server is a free-standing unit. similar to a large desktop pc in both size and shape.
  13. 13. SERVERS VS. PCs
  14. 14. SERVER VS. PC <ul><li>Servers offer high reliability and dependability features that just are not available on desktop PCs. </li></ul><ul><li>Servers have proven performance advantages over PCs. </li></ul><ul><li>Servers help improve productivity, reduce operating expenses, and lower maintenance costs. </li></ul>VS.
  15. 15. REFERENCES Server buying guide (HP Small and Medium Business ). Server (computing) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Software and Solutions for Dynamic IT (Microsoft Servers). What Is a Server? (Dell, PDF File ). Is there more to your server than a desktop PC on its side? (Intel ). Microsoft Servers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . Which high-performance server form factor is right for me ? (HP Small and Medium Business).
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