Server & Hosting Management


Host and server is a computer or other system connected to the network while a server is a software or hardware device delivering services to other networked programs or devices. A computer system consists of a series of linked devices for the communication and sharing of resources. In computer networking the host and the server are two concepts.

A host is a device connecting to the Network. It’s also called a node. It could be a device like a desktop computer, a laptop etc. On the other hand, the other computers in the network are supported by a server with various facilities. A file server for instance stores and manages the network files.While a server shares resources and offers services, a host shares and consumes resources.A host can link via the Internet to other devices, while a server can link to other devices via Local Area Network (LAN) or the Internet.

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