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Sorry, I know it's lame but can someone surmise for me whats the difference between a platform and server and how they relate or should relate to each other?

Best regards

Catherine

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Ehh, you just pick on words with more then one meaning

Platform - you can be looking on operation system (Windows, Unix) or programming language (Java or .NET)

Server - from hardware point as machine providing service to other pc's over network (internet is also network) or software solution (Apache, Tomcat, IIS)

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Thank you Peter and Dev.

Could you via using a series of examples of platforms, relate them to their respective servers, please?

Best regards

Catherine

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most of the severs come for both xp and linux platform like apche etc. accept some like IIS which is only for window platform.

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most of the severs come for both xp and linux platform like apche etc. accept some like IIS which is only for window platform.

Thank you Dev and Pete again.

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