What is server?

  • (noun): (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network.
    Synonyms: host
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on server, servers:

Dark Age Of Camelot - Server Types
... Normal (Ywain) These servers are the primary set for game play ... to recent clustering with classic players and normal ruleset players, this server type has been since removed ... player - A single server (Mordred) has been set up to allow free for all PvP combat in almost all areas ...
Dark Age Of Camelot - Server Clustering
... In order to combat the problems of dwindling population, Mythic began to initiate server clusters ... This involved grouping various servers together, allowing players to interact with those from other servers ... The first server cluster went live with patch 1.74 on February 8, 2005, grouping together the Palomides, Iseult, Bors, and Gawaine servers ...
Veritas Cluster Server - Description - Release History
... Veritas Cluster Server 4.x (End of support July 31st 2011) Veritas Cluster Server 5.0 Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 Veritas Cluster Server 6.0 (16/08/2012) ...
Application Server
... An application server is a server that provides software applications with services such as security, data services, transaction support, load balancing, and management of large distributed systems ... The term is often used for web servers that support the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition, however its use isn't restricted to Java ...

More definitions of "server":

  • (noun): A person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant).
    Synonyms: waiter
  • (noun): (court games) the player who serves to start a point.
  • (noun): Utensil used in serving food or drink.