0041 Server Purposes¶
The server purpose classifications allow more detail about the type of middleware software that are embedded in an instance of
ITInfrastructure. Typically these classifications are used with
ServerPurpose provides a common base type for the server purposes. The
deployedImplementationType identifies the software that supports this purpose - it could be a product or open source project name.
The subtypes of the
ServerPurpose classification are:
ApplicationServer- hosting application logic.
Webserver- hosting endpoint for HTTP requests.
DatabaseServer- hosting a database management system (DBMS).
IntegrationServer- hosting data movement processes.
MetadataServer- manages and stores a collection of metadata.
RepositoryProxy- Acts as an adapter for a metadata server, translating requests between different APIs, formats and protocols.
StewardshipServer- hosting stewardship processes.
GovernanceDaemon- hosting automated governance processing.