A report on Web server

PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static content only.
The inside and front of a Dell PowerEdge server, a computer designed to be mounted in a rack mount environment. It is often used as a web server.
Multiple web servers may be used for a high traffic website.
Web server farm with thousands of web servers used for super-high traffic websites.
ADSL modem running an embedded web server serving dynamic web pages used for modem configuration.
First web proposal (1989) evaluated as "vague but exciting..."
The world's first web server, a NeXT Computer workstation with Ethernet, 1990. The case label reads: "This machine is a server. DO NOT POWER IT DOWN!!"
Sun's Cobalt Qube 3 – a computer server appliance (2002, discontinued)
PC clients connected to a web server via Internet
PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static and dynamic content.
Directory listing dynamically generated by a web server.
Chart:
Market share of all sites for most popular web servers 2005–2021
Chart:
Market share of all sites for most popular web servers 1995–2005

Computer software and underlying hardware that accepts requests via HTTP or its secure variant HTTPS.

- Web server
PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static content only.

54 related topics with Alpha

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Hypertext Transfer Protocol

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Application layer protocol in the Internet protocol suite model for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems.

Application layer protocol in the Internet protocol suite model for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems.

URL beginning with the HTTP scheme and the WWW domain name label
Tim Berners-Lee
An HTTP/1.1 request made using telnet. The request message, response header section, and response body are highlighted.

A web browser, for example, may be the client whereas a process, named web server, running on a computer hosting one or more websites may be the server.

Apache HTTP Server

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The Apache HTTP Server is a free and open-source cross-platform web server software, released under the terms of Apache License 2.0.

Traditional browser arrangement: UI features above page content

Web browser

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Application software for accessing the World Wide Web or a local website.

Application software for accessing the World Wide Web or a local website.

Traditional browser arrangement: UI features above page content
Nicola Pellow and Tim Berners-Lee in 1992
Marc Andreessen, lead developer of Mosaic and Navigator, in 2007

When a user requests a web page from a particular website, the web browser retrieves the necessary content from a web server and then displays the page on the user's device.

The usap.gov website

Website

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The usap.gov website
The nasa.gov home page in 2015
Server-side programming language usage in 2016.

A website (also written as web site) is a collection of web pages and related content that is identified by a common domain name and published on at least one web server.

The official CGI logo from the spec announcement

Common Gateway Interface

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The official CGI logo from the spec announcement

In computing, Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is an interface specification that enables web servers to execute an external program, typically to process user requests.

Tim Berners-Lee in April 2009

HTML

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Standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser.

Standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser.

Tim Berners-Lee in April 2009
Logo of HTML5
HTML element content categories

Web browsers receive HTML documents from a web server or from local storage and render the documents into multimedia web pages.

The home page of a website displayed in a web browser

Web page

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Hypertext document on the World Wide Web.

Hypertext document on the World Wide Web.

The home page of a website displayed in a web browser

Web pages are delivered by a web server to the user and displayed in a web browser.

Nginx

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Nginx (pronounced "engine x" ), stylized as NGIИX, is a web server that can also be used as a reverse proxy, load balancer, mail proxy and HTTP cache.

Screenshot of IIS Manager console of Internet Information Services 8.5

Internet Information Services

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Screenshot of IIS Manager console of Internet Information Services 8.5

Internet Information Services (IIS, formerly Internet Information Server) is an extensible web server software created by Microsoft for use with the Windows NT family.

High-level architecture of a standard Web crawler

Web crawler

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Internet bot that systematically browses the World Wide Web and that is typically operated by search engines for the purpose of Web indexing .

Internet bot that systematically browses the World Wide Web and that is typically operated by search engines for the purpose of Web indexing .

High-level architecture of a standard Web crawler
Evolution of Freshness and Age in a web crawler

As the crawler visits these URLs, by communicating with web servers that respond to those URLs, it identifies all the hyperlinks in the retrieved web pages and adds them to the list of URLs to visit, called the crawl frontier.