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Unformatted text preview: Application server, also called an appserver, is a program that handles all the application operations between the user and their organization’s business applications or databases. They are typically used for really complex transactions. A print server is set up on a network to route print jobs from the other computers on the network to a single, or even multiple, printer. A database server is an application that is based on the client/server architecture model. Along with the database server is the mail server which moves and stores your mail over the network. As reading through the article I found out that based on the type of system you would choose for a server depends mainly on its application with the organization. This article was very helpful and left me with no additional questions about what a server is and what they do, and the different types there are....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course HA 270 taught by Professor Hospodka during the Spring '08 term at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08