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ALSO CALLED: Web Servers, Intranet Server Software, Internet Server Software, Web Site Servers, Site Server Software
DEFINITION: A Web server is a program that, using the client/server model and the World Wide Web's Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), serves the files that form Web pages to Web users (whose computers contain HTTP clients that forward their requests). Every computer on the Internet that contains a Web site must have a Web server program. Two leading Web servers are Apache, the most widely-installed Web server,  … 
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ActiveGrid Enterprise Web 2.0 Version 2.0
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TRIAL SOFTWARE: Discover how to build Web 2.0 applications quickly and easily. This download comes with everything you need to start creating service-oriented applications: built-in Web server, database, sample applications and a step-by-step tutorial.
Posted: 01 Nov 2006 | Premiered: 03 Aug 2006

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WEB SERVER SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  and Microsoft's Internet Information Server (IIS). Other Web servers include Novell's Web Server for users of its NetWare operating system and IBM's family of Lotus Domino servers, primarily for IBM's OS/390 and AS/400 customers. Web servers often come as part of a larger package of Internet- and intranet-related programs for serving e-mail, downloading requests for File Transfer Protocol (FTP) files, and building and publishing Web pages. Considerations in choosing a Web server include how well it works with the operating system and other servers, its ability to handle server-side programming, … 
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