Web servers load a file (or files) from a disk and send this static content across the network to a user's Web browser. Browsers and Web servers communicate with each other using HTTP to mediate the exchange.
- ServerWatch Web Server Listing
- Here is a comprehensive list of Internet server types, including Web servers, FTP servers, proxy servers and more, with links to servers reviewed on ServerWatch.
- Choosing the Right Server (eBook)
- Servers are the unsung heroes of the corporate computing environment, working behind the scenes to help get the maximum benefit from the personal computers that people use every day. Before investing in server hardware, you need to consider applications, storage, processor, form factor, and more. Download this Internet.com eBook to help you choose wisely.
- WebDeveloper.com: Web Server Review
- With all the Web servers that are available, it's hard to know which one is the best for your task. This review of leading servers will help you choose.
- Webopedia Definition: Web Server
- Web servers are computers that deliver (serves up) Web pages. Every Web server has an IP address and possibly a domain name.
Revised: March 15, 2011