Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

difference between differenct types of servers...

Posted on 2008-10-24
2
Medium Priority
?
311 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
We are thinking of hosting our own web page... I realize that there are different types of servers...
right now we are all connected to a router which gives us internet; and we share folders if we wish to since everyone has xp or vista;
We use a hosting account for our email and our web page, we want to create some forms ( i use php) in order to set up inspections on the road ect... (we just bought some htc moguls)...
So in order to give ourselves flexibility we want to have our own server which we could host our own information...; web page; forms for employees; portals for customers.
I have used feebsd as a desktop system and pretty much done everything in terms of connecting to the internet; setting up kde; mysql, etc... I am a bit confused about connecting to a static address and how the dns references that address although its easy enough on our current hosting account.
So as a small business can one web server service all our needs or do I have to think about breaking up tasks for different servers...
0
Comment
Question by:solunatec
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
TeRReF earned 500 total points
ID: 22798251
One server is more than enough.
0
 

Author Comment

by:solunatec
ID: 22798779
What is the purpose of multiple servers? What are their functions...
0

Featured Post

Take our survey for a chance to win!

As a valued customer of Targus, we’d like to ask you a few questions about us. As thanks, you will be automatically entered for a chance to win a $500 VISA gift card. To enter, just complete the survey by September 15, 2017.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When it comes to security, there are always trade-offs between security and convenience/ease of administration. This article examines some of the main pros and cons of using key authentication vs password authentication for hosting an SFTP server.
Most of the applications these days are on Cloud. Cloud is ubiquitous with many service providers in the market. Since it has many benefits such as cost reduction, software updates, remote access, disaster recovery and much more.
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…
Suggested Courses

715 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question