What is server? | How many types of servers?

What si server

 What is Server? | How many types of servers?

The server is a computer program or a device that provides functionality for another device, or clients, this architecture  is called server


In programming model server is a program which, Accepts and respond request made by another request made by another program, is called client.

Why are they used for

Servers are used to manage network resources, like the example:-  A client may set up a server to control & access a network, host a  website or blog. They are also performing some  servers are committed to a species so they referred the dedicated server

Why are servers always on:-

Servers are commonly always on because they are commonly used to deliver services and requirements. Because of it, if they are turned off server tills failed.

Examples of the server:-

The following list contains links to various server types.

Application server:-

An application server is a software framework that provides facilities to create web applications and a server environment to run them.

Blade server:-

blade server is a server chassis housing multiple thin, modular electronic circuit boards, known as server blades


Clouds server:-

cloud server is a virtual server (rather than a physical server) running in a cloud computing environment. It is built, hosted and delivered via a cloud computing platform via the internet, and can be accessed remotely.


Database server:-

A database server is a server which houses a database application that provides database services to other computer programs or to computers, as defined by the client-server model.


Dedicated server:-

dedicated server is a single computer in a network reserved for serving the needs of the network. For example, some networks require that one computer be set aside to manage communications between all the other computers. … In the Web hosting business, a dedicated server is typically a rented service.


File server:-

a device which controls access to separately stored files, as part of a multi-user system.


Mail server:-

mail server is the computerized equivalent of your friendly neighborhood mailman.



Print server:-

A print server, or printer server, is a device that connects printers to client computers over a network. It accepts print jobs from the computers and sends the jobs to the appropriate printers, queuing the jobs locally to accommodate the fact that work may arrive more quickly than the printer can actually handle



Proxy server
proxy server is a computer that acts as a gateway between a local network and a larger-scale network such as the Internet.

Standalone server:-

standalone server is a server that runs alone and is not a part of a group. In fact, in the context of Microsoft Windows networks, a standalone server is one that does not belong to or is not governed by a Windows domain.


Web server:-

Web server is a program that uses HTTP(Hypertext Transfer Protocol) to serve the files that form Web pages to users, in response to their requests, which are forwarded by their computers’HTTP clients. Dedicated computers and appliances may be referred to as Web servers as well

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