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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_(computing)

In computing, a server is a computer program or a device that provides functionality for other ... The use of the word server in computing comes from queueing theory, where it dates to the mid 20th century, being notably used in Kendall (1953) ...

www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/what-is-a-server-and-what-does-it-do-does-it-help-with-work-125663

In my case, A server is used to restrict access to 10 networked computers, via logon name and password, so that only those authorized can use ...

www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/Hardware_Software/difference_between_server_and_desktop.html

Mar 18, 2011 ... The Difference between a Server and a Desktop Computer ... a basic, infrequently used server a built from an old desktop computer could work.

www.lifewire.com/servers-in-computer-networking-817380

May 5, 2017 ... Although any computer running special software can function as a server, the most typical use of the word references the very large, ...

pc.net/helpcenter/answers/purpose_of_a_server

Feb 23, 2005 ... Answer: A server is a computer that serves information to other computers. ... File servers are often used within local networks and typically ...

whatis.techtarget.com/definition/server

The computer that a server program runs in is also frequently referred to as a server. That machine may be a dedicated server or used for other purposes as well.

www.computerhope.com/jargon/s/server.htm

Oct 11, 2017 ... Less formally, any device that runs server software could be considered a server as well. Servers are used to manage network resources.

www.quepublishing.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1692557

Mar 29, 2011 ... Put simply, a home server is a computer that's dedicated to storing and sharing files—typically media files—that are used by other computers in ...

www.quora.com/What-is-a-server-Why-is-it-used-What-are-the-different-types-of-servers

A server is a computer program that provides services to other computer programs (and their users) in the same or other computers. The computer that a server ...