What are some advantages of a server in a computing environment ? – Technology

Report
Question

Please briefly explain why you feel this question should be reported .

Report Cancel

Answer

Some advantages or running a server are

  • Centralised Print Management
  • Username and Password control
  • Centralised Backup
  • Control of workstations, for example with Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Servers usually have better redundancy, for example hot swap hard drives and fail over network cards
  • Server software, for example Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server can only be run on servers.

Not all server services need a server, for example MySQL can be run on a WindowsXP computer without restriction, whereas Microsft Exchange will only run on a server.

1
Technology 0 Answer 33 views 0

About the Author

Leave an answer

Captcha Click on image to update the captcha .

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>