Web Server

(redirected from Web servers)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

Web Server

Any hardware or software allowing a computer to connect to the Internet. A web server allows one to visit websites, post or share content, and view advertisements.
References in periodicals archive ?
It reveals those IP addresses and timestamps of Web servers that generate suspicious Web-based botnet communications across the global Internet.
Persistent connection and web pipeline schemes enhance the performance of web servers while also requiring limited system resources.
It enables web servers to handle dynamic content while delivering TCO improvements for warehouse scale vendors and hosting providers.
The Cloud Penetrator provides full Online Web Vulnerability Scanning and SQL Injection Cross Site Scripting to prevent hackers entering web servers and stealing data.
WhizBase 6 runs under Windows 95/98/NT4/2000/Me/XP/2003/Vista/2008/Win7 and supports many popular Windows-based web servers that support standard CGI applications and filtering including IIS version 4 to version 7, Xitami, Abyss Web Server, Apache web server, RaidenHTTPD, KF Web Server, Quick'n Easy Web Server, IQ Web FTP Server, MicroWeb, OmniHTTPd.
DoD Instruction 8520.2, "Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Public Key Enabling (PKE)" establishes the requirements for PK-enabling all e-mail, private Web servers and networks.
Web servers are one of the most targeted public faces of an organization [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Web_Consortium], because of the sensitive data they usually host.
In the short term, Microsoft urged administrators responsible for IIS 5.0, 5.1 and 6.0 Web servers to make one of several suggested defensive moves, any one of which will stymie the currently known exploits.
In retaking the lead, Fujitsu Siemens Computers has demonstrated the benefits of using the industry-standard SPECweb2005 benchmark to help optimise datacentre web servers. The newest results, recorded last month at the Fujitsu Siemens Computers benchmarking laboratories in Paderborn, Germany, represent the latest top score in a closely-contested category.
I couldn't determine if the company sells standard embedded Web servers or only designs and produces custom products.
College-level and professional collections strong in Java web programming will find SOA Using Java Web Servers an important reference: it's for advanced users and offers a hands-on guide to complementing web services and Service Oriented Architecture.
This information may be stored in various formats, such as Word documents or .PDF files, and in disparate sources, including Oracle databases, file servers, and Web servers.