Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions

Chapter 1

1. B A server is a network-connected device that provides services to the network, such as IP configuration and name resolution, and the devices on that network. Servers may provide for file storage, authentication and many other services.

2. True Because SQL Server is a database management system, it is used to store the information of value to an organization. It is also used to analyze and retrieve this information. Therefore, it is categorized as an information service.

3. C A client is defined as a computing device or application that consumes services. Servers provide the services that clients consume.

4. ver. The ver command shows the version number (not the name) of the operating system. ...

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