Online Server Configuration

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What is a server?

A server is a logical program, which runs on special hardware and takes care of client`s requests. A normal computer or laptop can act as a server, provided, its configuration meets the requirements.

Why do we need an online server configuration?

We use computers every day, we browse the internet, use computer applications, use apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok, etc. Someone is taking care of, smooth running of all these applications, software, and apps, which is called a server.

What is the online server configuration?

A server can be offline, which means a dedicated computer on the premises, or in the cloud. Generally, the server in the cloud is an online server.

What is an example of a server?

The most common type of server we use today is a web server. Some examples of web servers are Apache and Microsoft IIS servers.

What are the main server types?

The common server types are.

  1. Web Server.
  2. File Server.
  3. Database Server.
  4. Print Server.
  5. Application Server.
  6. Virtual Server.
  7. Proxy Server.
  8. Management Server

A server is a dedicated server if it is physically and logically located on the premises. A cloud server is logical, running at a remote location. Nowadays logical servers, or cloud servers taking over dedicated servers.

Why is a cloud server is the best?

The cloud server is advantageous over the dedicated server because

  • Maximum uptime
  • No hardware purchase or upgrade required
  • Highly scalable
  • Comparatively cheaper than the dedicated server
  • Pay as you go options available, like in AWS
  • No wastage of resources
  • All software and hardware configurations are available as needed
  • No native, expert staff required, 24/7 support options available

Some disadvantages of cloud server

    • Important data is stored in remote data centers
    • Have to subscribe
    • Initial configuration issues may cause hindrances.

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