Sam Ingalls

Sam Ingalls is a content writer and researcher covering enterprise technology, IT trends, and network security for eSecurityPlanet.com, Webopedia.com, ChannelInsider.com, and ServerWatch.com.
17 articles

What Is A Virtual Server?

Virtual servers have the same capabilities as a physical server, but not the underlying physical machinery. A physical server can create multiple, separate virtual...

What Is a Server and What Do Servers Do?

Servers are high-powered computers built to store, process, and manage network data, devices, and systems. From a bird’s eye view, servers are the engines...

Server Backups

If this year's cyberattacks have taught us anything, it's the importance of server backups and data redundancy. While part of the problem is vulnerabilities and...

What Is a Container? Understanding Containerization

Containerization is the solution to the roadblocks posed by traditional virtualization. Since their inception, virtual machines (VMs) have enabled organizations to do more with...

On-Prem Infrastructure is Here to Stay. But What Workloads Go Where?

Yes, data centers and server rooms are changing. The explosion of cloud infrastructure solutions enabled organizations to adopt large virtual workloads while innovative server...

Virtual Machines (VM)

The power of computers transformed the world in the last century. Today, they serve our critical infrastructure, business operations, and more. Though tempting to...

Using Zero Trust Security to Protect Applications and Databases

Zero trust as a security architecture can and should be applied to databases and applications. Read more to learn how.

Web Server vs. Application Server

Web and application servers are often confused, partly because they work together, and partly because some vendors have consolidated web and application servers into...

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