Web Services

A service offered by an electronic device to another electronic device, communicating with each other. 

via the World Wide Web.
Or
 a server running on a computer device.

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By Amit kumar

A service offered by an electronic device to another electronic device, communicating with each other

  • via a world wide web
    OR
  • a server running on a computer, listening for requests at a particular port over a network,

serving web documents.

Features:

– Enables the communication between application over the web and provides  a standard protocol or format for communication.

– Platform independent.

IP Address: Gets data to the right computer.

Port No: Gets data to the right application.

Helps us to identifies to which applications our services belong to.

For More On Port Number : Check This

Server

A server is a computer or system that provides resources, data, services, or programs to other computers, known as clients, over a network.

In theory, whenever computers share resources with client machines they are considered servers.

To function as a server, a device must be configured to listen to requests from clients on a network connection

There are many types of servers, including web servers, mail servers, and virtual servers. For More : Check Here