A device that controls access to separately stored files, as part of a multiuser system.
- Allocation of data is controlled by the local file system on the file server.
- A video server is the multimedia equivalent of a data file server.
- Though I wouldn't use it for an enterprise level database or file server, it should be fine for a home file server.
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Syllabification: file serv·er
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