Presentation on theme: "Types of Servers. Client/Server systems are mostly used for commercial applications such as: · Online transaction processing · Decision support systems."— Presentation transcript:
Types of Servers
Client/Server systems are mostly used for commercial applications such as: · Online transaction processing · Decision support systems and Data mining · Batch processing · Finance and administrative applications · World Wide Web servers · Video and document servers
Figure 1 shows a positioning of the three primary types of C/S computer system servers in use today: PC servers, such as Windows NT or Linux Mid-range servers. These fall into two categories: UNIX servers, such as HP-UX, AIX, Reliant or Solaris. Proprietory servers, such as AS/400, Tandem, Sequent Large servers, sometimes called mainframes The different types of systems have different characteristics, which make them most suitable for different business requirements. All of the platform types have proven capabilities in some areas.
Figure 1. Different Servers For Different Size Requirements