A computer server used in the home network. Home server is also the specific name given to the actual computer system that is running the windows home server operating system. A home server is a computer that functions as a server in a client server home network. For small networks, a personal computer works perfectly well for this purpose, provided there is sufficient storage space on the hard drive, and provided there is sufficient memory. It is important that the internet connection have sufficient bandwidth to handle multiple users concurrently.
Advantages of home server:
- The main advantage of a network is that multiple users can simultaneously interact with each other and share resources for e.g. the internet connection.
- After the home network is created, as many wireless devices like laptops and mobile phones can connect to it and more PC’s can also be connected with ease.
- It is easy to create if known how to-we will be explaining at a later stage just how simple it is showing a step to step guide.
- You can also add devices to the network like a printer. This will allow anyone with access rights to be able to print a file on any of the computers to the network.