What is server support?
A server is defined as the computer or the device on one network which can manage the network resources. For instance, when you consider a Motorola CP040 file server, it is a computer and a storage device that is dedicated to the storing of files. Any user can store the files on the server of a network. When a print server is considered, it can manage many printers and the network server is the computer which manages the network traffic.
How can Server Support be defined?
Server support is defined as the maintenance of the programs and the information that are stored on the server of the computer that is at your location. There are many types of server. There is another support called as technical support. The technical support is defined as the answering the questions and then resolving the problems encountering by the computers users in the organization of yours.
What are the types of the servers?
Some of the types of the server are application server, audio – video servers, chat servers, fax servers, FTP servers, groupware servers, IRC servers, list servers, mail servers, news servers, proxy servers, telnet servers and web servers.
Why is the servers used?
Once the number of the computers in the networks increases and it becomes more than fifteen, it is necessary to use a server – based as it becomes impossible for the peer to peer networks which can handle such computing. The clients connect to the central computer for most of the services in a server based system. So this means all the processes are done in the server. The servers also help in synchronizing the data as all can access and manipulate the data in a stored centralized location.
Middleware is the term that is often used for the description of the separate products which serve as a glue between the two applications. So it is distinct from the import and it can export features which might be built in to one of the application. The middleware sometimes which is called plumbing as it connects 2 sides of an application and it passes the data between them. Some of the common middleware categories include the following; the TCP monitors, the DCE environments, the RPC systems, the object request brokers which is abbreviated as ORBs, the database access systems, the message passing, etc.