The degree to which a server runs without interruption.
Usually expressed in percentage.
The kind of operating system a web server runs on.
We have typically UNIX based systems and Windows
Stands for Internet Information Services. A server
operating under Windows. Another type of server
is Apache , operating under UNIX.
Short form for file transfer protocol. A means through
which files are transported across the internet.
It is a popular tool for loading websites onto a
The availability of personnel to deal with problems
arising out of failure or malfunctioning of a web
hosting facility. If you ask your host to check
why your mails are not coming though, you are asking
for tech support. If you enquire about your accounts,
you are asking for customer service.
A feature within Microsoft FrontPage that allows
users to make use of the server side programming
features of the web authoring tool. Its greatest
use is the remote uploading of web content and generation
of dynamic pages.
A program, basically a form and database that keeps
track of comments made by a visitor to a site.
Practical Extraction and Report Language. A server
side scripting language used to create dynamic and
interactive web content.
Server data that can be downloaded and manipulated
by a statistics program to provide meaningful information
about a website traffic.
Active Server Pages. A server side scripting language.
Microsoft version of php.
A directory on the server from where CGI scripts
Originally meaning Personal Home Page and now Pre-hypertext
processor. The most popular server side programming
tool on the internet.
A form of database mostly used on the web for its
flexibility and ability to work harmoniously with
Post office protocol. Form of email downloaded in
bulk from an ISP. In contrast to web based mail
like yahoo where content resides on a remote server
and you can only temporarily view your mails. For
large corporations, it is more convenient than web
based mail because you can download all your mails
onto your PC and view them offline.
The most popular and widely supported form processor
on the net. A form processor is a script that submits
form contents to a recipient email address or database.
A software that displays items for sale, allows
visitors to select products, quantity, etc, calculates
the cost and accepts payments like c
A program that automatically replies emails sent
to a particular address. Useful if you have the
same content to be delivered to people who send
letters to a particular address.
Server program that redirects email sent to an address
to another. For example if email is sent to firstname.lastname@example.org,
an email forwarded can redirect it to your personal
Number of visitors to a site, usually per day.
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