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Any logical server that is set up, hosted and provided through a cloud platform via the Internet is known as a cloud server. They act much like typical servers, but the user accesses information remotely from the service... More »

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According to NASA, the Oort cloud is a spherical cloud of icy bodies that surrounds the solar system. It extends from around 5,000 astronomical units from the sun, or 5,000 times the distance from the sun to the Earth, o... More »

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Clouds are formed when moist, warm air rises and expands in the atmosphere. The rising water vapor condenses and forms small water droplets which make up the clouds. When the water vapor cools, the low temperature of air... More »

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There are several ways to change your IP address, including unplugging your modem, using a different Internet connection, using a proxy server and contacting your Internet service provider. If you're using a Windows oper... More »

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An FTP server is a network protocol that allows for the transfer of files over the Internet. This requires the use of a software program called a client, which is able to establish a connection between the computer runni... More »

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A server address is another name for an Internet protocol or IP address. Each computer has its own IP address, and when a person types the name of a website into a browser, he is actually directed to the IP address assoc... More »

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