(1) An application running on a network server that works in tandem with a client workstation or PC application. (See also client application.) (2) In object linking an embedding, the application in which the linked object originates.
An application that responds to Apple events requesting a service or information sent by client applications or scripting components (for example, by printing a list of files, checking the spelling of a list of words, or performing a numeric calculation). Apple event servers and clients can reside on the same local computer or on remote computers connected to a network.
An application that can create OLE items for use by container applications. Data in a server application can usually be copied, using the Clipboard or a drag-and-drop procedure, so that a container application can paste the data as an embedded or linked item. An application can be both a container and a server. See also container application, mini-server application.
a computer program utilized for creating embedded objects (see definition below)
an application that provides editing and rendering services for a linked and embedded object
a program that awaits and fulfills requests from client programs in the same or other computers
an application that runs on a server machine. Users can use server applications without having to load those applications on their client machine.
Application that creates objects that can be linked or embedded in a container application. Asymetrix Web 3D is a server application, not a container application.
A user-written program that handles and replies to request(s) from a client application.
In a Client/Server model, an application that listens to incoming requests and grants services according to a defined protocol. Typically a server application demands a dedicated computer so it can use all the available resources when needed.
A program that runs on the server, processing information and returning HTML pages on the fly. Examples of server applications include UTest (online testing) and GradeA (gradebook).
The server side of the client-server model. The server waits for requests from its clients. When it receives a request, the server processes it and returns the requested information to the client.
Organized sets of software instructions installed on a server and designed to perform specific tasks via a one-to-many relationship between the server and multiple clients and client devices.
An application which runs on a server, usually provides a particular service or client/server service. See also Server, Service, Application and Client/Server.
An application written to run as a service of Windows NT Server on Microsoft Exchange Server. These applications are usually gateways [ http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms984747.aspx ] , add-ins [ http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms869063.aspx ] , or mailbox agents [ http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms985057.aspx ] .