Web server (Definition)

An application that delivers web content on request from a browser.

There are many web server products available. Here are a few:

ApacheAt the time of writing it is currently at version 1.3.12 although minor updates happen all the time. The version 2.0 of Apache is now being seeded for beta testing.
Enterprise ServerA Netscape server product.
FnordA free web server that runs on Windows platforms
IISInternet Information Server. A Microsoft product
IntrabuilderA Borland server product.
PWSPersonal Web Server. A Microsoft product
WebSiteA commercial PC-based web server.
WebStarA Macintosh-based web server.


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