networking software that responds to I/O or computes requests from a client machine. Windows network servers can be implemented either as server processes or as drivers.
A program which provides service to a user (human being) by responding to requests from other programs (clients). This term is also used to refer to the actual computer system on which the server program runs.
a computer that controls access and offers resources to other computers that are interconnected
a computer that manages network traffic
a high-capacity, high-speed computer that controls all or some of the procedures on a network
an excellent candidate for installing the Primary Server software component
A special dedicated computer used to support large office networks and store files
A database server that accepts connections from computers sharing a common network. See also: personal server.
Server that manages network traffic. 9.14