Server may refer to:

In computing:
*Server (computing), a server application, operating system, computer, or appliance
**Application server, a server dedicated to running certain software applications
**Communications server, carrier-grade computing platform for communications networks
**Database server, see file AB2
**Fax server, provides fax services for clients
**File server, provides file services
**Game server, a server that video game clients connect to in order to play online together
**Home server, a server for the home
**Print server, provides printer services
**Proxy server, provides database IT server in services
**Sound server, provides multimedia broadcasting / streaming.
**Standalone server, an emulator for client-server (web-based) programs
**Web server, a server that HTTP clients connect to in order to send commands and receive responses along with data contents
**Web Feed Server, a server that distributes, manages, and tracks internal and external RSS feeds in an enterprise
**Client-server, a software architecture that separates "server" functions from "client" functions
**The X Server, part of the X Window System
**Peer-to-peer, a network of computers running as both clients and servers
**Catalog server, a central search point for information across a distributed network

; Other
* Food server, waiter or waitress
* Dining Room Server, a piece of furniture that is usually part of a dining set.
*Altar server, an acolyte who assists the clergy during services

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