1. Client OS :
It is an operating system that operates within desktop. It is used to obtain services from a server. It run on the client devices like laptop, computer and is very simple operating system.
2. Server OS :
It is an operating system that is designed to be used on server. It is used to provide services to multiple client. It can serve multiple client at a time and is very advanced operating system.
Difference between Server OS and Client OS :
|Server Operating System||Client Operating System|
|It can be used to provide services to multiple client.||It can obtain services from a server.|
|It can serve multiple client at a time.||It serves a single user at a time.|
|It is complex operating system.||It is simple operating system.|
|It runs on the server.||It runs on the client devices like laptop, computer etc.|
|It is an operating system that is designed to be used on server.||It is an operating system that operates within desktop.|
|It provides more security.||It provides less security.|
|It has greater processing power.||It has less processing power.|
|It is more stable.||It is less stable.|
|It is highly efficient.||It is less efficient.|
|Examples: Red Hat, Linux.||Examples: Windows, Android.|