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Web Technology: Theory and Practice by M. Srinivasan

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5.2 BEHIND THE SCENES

It can be realized that the client side is what is seen by the user but there are a lot of things that go on behind the scenes in a typical website or a web application (Figure 5.2).

 

Components that work behind the

 

Fig. 5.2 Components that work behind the

 

Fundamentally, in this context, a server is software (which runs on a specific hardware or a set of hardware) that responds to queries or requests for documents, text, files or any other such resource, typically over the web. It typically follows the traditional client-server model. This section continues the study on web-based systems, focused on the server side–the components, how they have evolved ...

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