Content Server serves content to applications, which provide friendly interfaces to human users. Content Server brings the stored content and metadata to life and manages its lifecycle. It exposes a known interface for accessing content while hiding the details of how and where the files and metadata are stored.
The term Content Server is used in two contexts—the Content Server software that is installed and resides on the file system and the Content Server instance, which is the running process that resides in memory and serves content at run time. However, there is little chance of confusion since the usage is often clear from the context and the term Content Server is typically used without additional qualification (software ...