Domain name is a unique name that identifies a website. For example, the domain name of the PHP Tutorials is “phpprogram.net.” Each website has a domain name that serves as an address, which is used to access the website.
Whenever you visit a website, the domain name appears in the … Read more
An IP address(Internet Protocol address) is an identifier for a computer or device on a TCP/IP network. Networks using the TCP/IP protocol route messages based on the IP address of the destination.
To view your IP address you can use the ipconfig (IPCONFIG) command line tool(DOS). Ipconfig displays all current … Read more
HTTP is the underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web. It stand for “HyperText Transfer Protocol“. HTTP defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and what actions Web servers and browsers should take in response to various commands. For example, when you enter a URL in your browser, this … Read more
TCP/IP is the short for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol. TCP/IP is the suite of communications protocols used to connect hosts on the Internet. TCP/IP uses several protocols, the two main ones being TCP and IP. TCP/IP is built into the UNIX operating system and is used by the Internet, making … Read more
POP stands for Post Office Protocol. This protocol used to retrieve e-mail from a mail server. Most e-mail applications (sometimes called an e-mail client) use the POP protocol, although some can use the newer IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol).
There are two versions of POP. The first, called POP2, became … Read more
It is the name that identifies an electronic post office box n a network where e-mail can be sent. Different types of networks have different formats for e-mail addresses. On the Internet, all e-mail addresses have the form:
Every user on the Internet has a unique … Read more
It is an application that runs on a personal computer or workstation and enables you to send, receive and organize e-mail. It’s called a client because e-mail systems are based on a client-server architecture. Mail is sent from many clients to a central server, which re-routes the mail to its … Read more
Database server is the term used to refer to the back-end system of a database application using client/server architecture. The back-end, sometimes called a database server, performs tasks such as data analysis, storage, data manipulation, archiving, and other non-user specific tasks.… Read more
A cloud database is a database that typically runs on a cloud computing platform, such as Amazon EC2, GoGrid, Salesforce and Rackspace. There are two common deployment models: users can run databases on the cloud independently, using a virtual machine image, or they can purchase access to a database service, … Read more
A NoSQL or Not Only SQL database, that provides a mechanism for storage and retrieval of data that is modeled in means other than the tabular relations used in relational databases. Motivations for this approach include simplicity of design, horizontal scaling and finer control over availability. The data structure (e.g. … Read more