Chapter 9

Support Software


Every application requires other support software on its server. This chapter describes software and functionality it provides for the application. Some examples of support software are web servers, software frameworks, database client software, database access tools, firewalls, antivirus software, intrusion detection, log monitoring, vulnerability scanner, monitoring software, backup software, and scheduling software.

Key Words

support software; software framework; clustering and load balancing; web software; database client software; firewalls; antivirus; logs; vulnerability; monitoring; backups; scheduling; ETL

The quote “No man is an island” from John Donne applies to software almost as well as it applies to ...

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