Searching all of TechTarget| 88,937 results for "server"

server: In information technology, a server is a computer program that provides services to other computer ...

See all definition search results provided by

Conversations: Mainframe or Servers?

See all conversation search results provided by ITKE.


By Geneva Stephens Get Started Jan 06, 2016

How to plan for a Salesforce server switch

If your company has alerted you about an imminent Salesforce server switch by the CRM provider, here's a step-by-step process to ensure a smooth transition. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Jan 05, 2016

Getting the most out of a server load balancer

A server load balancer stabilizes and scales workloads in enterprise applications. Look for these features and capabilities when choosing a software or hardware load balancer. Continue Reading


By Jack Wallen Get Started Jan 18, 2016

The top Linux commands for server administrators

Managing Linux servers requires command line skills. Keep a list of the top Linux commands to schedule tasks, check statuses and see open files. Continue Reading


By Todd Biske Evaluate Oct 29, 2015

What is the future of app servers?

The emergence of the stack brings up an important question: Are app servers dead? Contributor Todd Biske examines the future of the app server in a changing world. Continue Reading


By Brad Irby Manage Oct 27, 2015

Why should I use a build server?

Because apps can be built on a developer's local machine, some question the usefulness of a build server. However, Brad Irby points out that they provide some distinct advantages. Continue Reading


By Meredith Courtemanche Evaluate Dec 23, 2015


Manage Dec 18, 2015

Server uptime and hardware failure guide

Follow this guide to build server uptime into your data center, from facility redundancy to high availability virtualization to designed-to-fail architecture. Continue Reading


By George Crump ,Dennis Martin ,Brien Posey News Feb 08, 2016

Server-side caching gives flash Storage a boost

A lot of attention these days is paid to flash in enterprise storage arrays. Technologies such as NVM Express (NVMe) flash and caching software continues to drive speed advances. NVMe flash drives are an ... Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Dec 04, 2015

Should I make a storage LUN for each server?

In some scenarios, more than one LUN per server makes sense. In others, it's better to maintain a one-to-one ratio. So which is better? Continue Reading


By Nirmal Sharma Evaluate Feb 01, 2016

Demystifying application and SQL Server profile configuration

Application and SQL Server profiles are essential to using System Center Virtual Machine Manager to deploy virtual machines, but creating them requires a little extra effort. Continue Reading