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Old 06-13-2005, 07:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What is a server?

whats the difference between a server and a pc?
whats the purpose of a server?
Is a server needed to run a webpage?.....
what good would it do

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A server is basically a computer dedicated to hosting and providing resources, data and applications for other computers.

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A server is a computer used to host something, and is accessed by other computers.

A regular PC is designed for one person to use to perform tasks.

A server, or a PC modified to run like one, is required for running a webpage.

As for the last question, that is for you to answer.

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