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Synonyms for server

a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)

(court games) the player who serves to start a point

(computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network

utensil used in serving food or drink

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Because of these reasons, I spent a few years testing different server side technologies to build a system that will not only allow our library to organize and manage digital maps and geospatial data with easy workflows but will also allow users to search, browse, view, and download different formats of geographic information.
The concept of virtualization, both for computer storage and servers, has gained significant momentum since the virtualization software pioneer, VMWare (now owned by EMC), was founded in 1998.
Now they are installing an application on a remote server that is published to potentially hundreds or thousands of users.
-- FileMaker Server 8 Advanced is up to 89% faster than FileMaker Server 7 Advanced in handling certain database tasks.
"I think that combining our development ability with Clara Online's high quality server space service would be the perfect match for coping with our customers' various demands, by enhancing the foundation of internet services.
APEX Management Group, a leading healthcare consulting and insurance services organization, relies on SAS Enterprise BI Server to develop a comprehensive understanding of ongoing transformations in the healthcare economy and to predict the potential impact of benefit plan modifications.
Essentially, we've transitioned from a classic server lights-on environment to a lights-out data center--increasing the security, reducing power consumption and lowering operational overhead.
Using the Web server, Jon Pollack, of GeoDecisions, Camp Hill, Pa., displayed actual Tooele shipments to Siniscalchi.
But activist and community organizations such as the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) of San Jose, California, would like to see a moratorium on the construction of server farms.
Firewall and proxy servers can use both physical hardware and software to protect computer users.
But consider this: Another preprint server with humble beginnings, based at the Los Alamos (N.M.) National Laboratory, racked up just 225 submissions in its first four months in 1991.
A seemingly contrary position was taken by the German tax authorities last year, when they held that a Website on a server owned by a German resident in another country did not create a PE, because it merely served an ancillary or preparatory purpose.
In the traditional network, a file server generally delivers entire files from a main database to a PC.
The two most popular LAN operating systems are Novell's NetWare and Microsoft's Windows NT Server 3.5.
Senior management often views the client server environment simply as personal computers linked together.