What is a Server?
Server is a high-end computer, linked by other computers (clients) and provides services to computer programs residing on it or in other computers. In a typical server, an operating system, database software, client applications software etc., are installed and applications are implemented according to the business requirements. The server respond to requests from the clients and thus the hardware and the software drive the server. HP, Apple, IBM, Dell, Toshiba, Gateway are some of the leading companies manufacturing server and they have different server models based on the operating systems and processors.