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What is a staging server? In what context it is used?
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A staging server is commonly used in web development. The staging environment is an intermediate step between the development (and test) environment and the poduction environment. It is used to perform final tests before propagating changes to the production environment.

Here is a Microsoft definition.
Its like staging your house. You present your best foot forward, but havent closed the deal yet.
Almost like a release candidate for Windows.

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  • jaideep
    thanks. it is clear except one thing. why it is usually used in web development. does it have no relevance in non-web applications?
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  • Kevin Beaver
    A staging server can be used for any type of application (Web or client-server)...it's just most commonly used for Web development because that's what most people develop for these today.
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  • jaideep
    ok. thanks. got the point.
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