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A web server is either a special computer or server for reliable hosting of web sites, or the software application that runs on that server.

The two main web server applications used by most web hosting providers are:
Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) for windows hosting.
Apache for Unix hosting.

And both of them are use the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) to transfer web pages to your web browser.

What is a web server?
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Updated on Monday // 20.February.2012