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What are the different types of servers and what are their functions?

I want to know the different types of servers and the duties they perform. Precisely, what are Exchange servers, file servers, web servers,database servers?
Apr 19 '17 #1
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Exchange servers : webmail
file servers : file repositories
web servers : web application and sites
database servers : used to house databases such as Oracle, MS SQL Server

but one server (computer, machine, virtual machine) can serve as any and many of those
Apr 19 '17 #2
Thanks pod. That surely helps.
Apr 19 '17 #3

FileServer:Stores network users' data files

Database server:Manages common databases for the network, handling all data storage, database management and requests for data

Webservers:The web server is responsible for hosting website files and serve it up through a web browser. It loads an individual file of a web page and loads it to display in the browser as one complete page

Exchange server:Is a mailserver. its runs exclusively on windows operating systems

Aug 4 '17 #4

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