What is a development server?

What is a development server?

Overview
A development server is a type of server that is designed to simplify the development and testing of programs, websites, software or applications for software programmers. 

Definition

A development server is a type of server that is designed to simplify the development and testing of programs, websites, software or applications for software programmers. It provides a real time environment, and all hardware or software utilities that are needed to program debugging and development.

A development server is the center of a software development environment, where software developers can directly test code. It is comprised of the required hardware, software and other components used to deploy and test any software under development. After testing is complete, the application is moved either to a staging server or the production server.

In a hosted software environment, a development server refers to a server tier designated to a specific stage in a release process. Some other examples of tiers are, Local, Integration, Test/QA, UAT, Pre-production and Production.

If you have any questions abut adding a development server to your plan, contact the Nexcess Sales Team between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time (ET), Monday - Friday.

For 24-hour assistance any day of the year, contact our Support Team by email or through the Client Portal.

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