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Server hardware - Rack diagram

Rack Diagrams visualize the rack mounting of computer hardware and network equipment as the drawing of frontal view of the rack with equipment installed.
They are used for choosing the equipment or racks to buy, and help to organize equipment on the racks virtually, without the real installation.
"A server is a system (software and suitable computer hardware) that responds to requests across a computer network to provide, or help to provide, a network service. Servers can be run on a dedicated computer, which is also often referred to as "the server", but many networked computers are capable of hosting servers. In many cases, a computer can provide several services and have several servers running. ...
Servers often provide essential services across a network, either to private users inside a large organization or to public users via the Internet. Typical computing servers are database server, file server, mail server, print server, web server, gaming server, application server..." [Server (computing). Wikipedia]
This network server rack diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Rack Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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Rack Diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with samples, templates and libraries of vector stencils for drawing the computer network server rack mounting diagrams. Read more
"An application server can be either a software framework that provides a generalized approach to creating an application-server implementation, without regard to what the application functions are, or the server portion of a specific implementation instance. In either case, the server's function is dedicated to the efficient execution of procedures (programs, routines, scripts) for supporting its applied applications." [Application server. Wikipedia]
"Hardware requirement for servers vary, depending on the server application. Absolute CPU speed is not quite as critical to a server as it is to a desktop machine. Servers' duties to provide service to many users over a network lead to different requirements such as fast network connections and high I/O throughout. Since servers are usually accessed over a network, they may run in headless mode without a monitor or input device. Processes that are not needed for the server's function are not used. Many servers do not have a graphical user interface (GUI) as it is unnecessary and consumes resources that could be allocated elsewhere. Similarly, audio and USB interfaces may be omitted. ...
As servers need a stable power supply, good Internet access, increased security and are also noisy, it is usual to store them in dedicated server centers or special rooms. This requires reducing the power consumption, as the extra energy used generates more heat thus causing the temperature in the room to exceed acceptable limits; hence normally, server rooms are equipped with air conditioning devices. Server casings are usually flat and wide (typically measured in "rack units"), adapted to store many devices next to each other in a server rack. Unlike ordinary computers, servers usually can be configured, powered up and down or rebooted remotely, using out-of-band management, typically based on IPMI." [Server (computing). Wikipedia]
A rack diagram is useful for designing and documenting of network rack server equipment (19-inch or 23-inch rack, rack cabinet, rack unit, network switch, router, KVM switch, server) of data centers, ISP facilities and corporate server rooms.
This application server rack diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Rack Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Rack diagram
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"A server is a system (software and suitable computer hardware) that responds to requests across a computer network to provide, or help to provide, a network service. Servers can be run on a dedicated computer, which is also often referred to as "the server", but many networked computers are capable of hosting servers. In many cases, a computer can provide several services and have several servers running.
Servers operate within a client-server architecture. Servers are computer programs running to serve the requests of other programs, the clients. Thus, the server performs some tasks on behalf of clients. The clients typically connect to the server through the network but may run on the same computer. In the context of Internet Protocol (IP) networking, a server is a program that operates as a socket listener.
Servers often provide essential services across a network, either to private users inside a large organization or to public users via the Internet. Typical computing servers are database server, file server, mail server, print server, web server, gaming server, application server, or some other kind of server.
Numerous systems use this client / server networking model including Web sites and email services. An alternative model, peer-to-peer networking enables all computers to act as either a server or client as needed." [Server (computing). Wikipedia]
The UML component diagram example "Start server" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Rapid UML solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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"The client–server model of computing is a distributed application structure that partitions tasks or workloads between the providers of a resource or service, called servers, and service requesters, called clients. Often clients and servers communicate over a computer network on separate hardware, but both client and server may reside in the same system. A server host runs one or more server programs which share their resources with clients. A client does not share any of its resources, but requests a server's content or service function. Clients therefore initiate communication sessions with servers which await incoming requests.
Examples of computer applications that use the client–server model are Email, network printing, and the World Wide Web." [Client–server model. Wikipedia]
The UML communication diagram example "Client server access" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Rapid UML solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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Local area network (LAN). Computer and Network Examples

Local Area Network (LAN) is a network which consists of computers and peripheral devices connected each other and to the local domain server, and covers a little territory or small number of buildings, such as home, school, laboratory, office, etc. LAN serves for few hundreds of users. It includes many cables and wires, and demands to design previously a Network diagram. All local area network devices can use the shared printers and disk storage. ConceptDraw PRO is a perfect network diagramming software with examples of LAN Diagrams, templates and predesigned vector objects. ConceptDraw PRO is the ideal choice for network engineers and network designers who need to draw fast and easy Local Area Network Diagrams, for IT specialists, developers and other IT professionals which need to visualize the communication schemes of LAN and visually document the LAN's physical structure and arrangement in houses, offices and other buildings. Ready-to-use vector objects from Computer Network Diagrams solution will help you design LAN diagrams in minutes. Read more
How to Draw a Computer Network
How to Draw a Computer Network

Active Directory Diagram

Active Directory (AD) is a directory management service introduced by Microsoft Corporation for Windows domain networks. This service uses the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and provides quick access to the included information about large structural units such as domains, organizational units, sites, and also about simple objects, such as users names with detailed information about them - contacts information, access rights, etc. Active Directory Diagram is a representation of the network structure in clear graphical format. It is a scheme of correlations of service components with preset degree of detailed elaboration. Active Directory Diagram makes the work of network administrators with Active Directory network structure more easy and convenient, allows plan and service the network quicker and more qualitatively. The help of ConceptDraw PRO software extended with Active Directory Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area is indispensable for easily and quickly creation the highly detailed Active Directory Diagrams. Read more

Network diagrams with ConceptDraw PRO

Network diagram is effective tool for representing and description the network knots and connections between them in comprehensible graphic view, for studying and analysis them. The network administrators and engineers actively use Physical Network Diagrams and Logical Network Diagrams, which are both indispensable when developing and documenting new networks, and managing existing ones. Network diagrams let clearly represent the network configuration and structure, used protocols, addresses, and also names of network objects. Physical Network Diagrams depict the information about telecommunications data, servers, location of network equipment and number of network users. Logical Network Diagrams describe about logical network structure. It is useful to use the ready sets of network clipart, pictures and symbols for indication the network knots on a diagram, such as developed by professionals and offered in large quantity by Computer Network Diagrams solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Server rack diagrams visualize the rack mounting of a computer and network equipment as a frontal view of the rack with the equipment installed. They are used when choosing which equipment or racks to buy, and to see if a particular configuration works, without having to go through a physical install.
"In the hardware sense, the word server typically designates computer models intended for hosting software applications under the heavy demand of a network environment. In this client–server configuration, one or more machines, either a computer or a computer appliance, share information with each other with one acting as a host for the other[s].

While nearly any personal computer is capable of acting as a network server, a dedicated server will contain features making it more suitable for production environments. These features may include a faster CPU, increased high-performance RAM, and increased storage capacity in the form of a larger or multiple hard drives. Servers also typically have reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) and fault tolerance features, such as redundancy in power supplies, storage (as in RAID), and network connections." [Server (computing). Wikipedia]
This network server rack diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Rack Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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Diagramming Software for Design UML Collaboration Diagrams

ConceptDraw helps you to start designing your own UML Collaboration Diagrams with examples and templates. Read more