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Mommy, Why is There a Server in the House?
Do you know
what a server is?
I bet you do!

A server is
a funny-looking box.
It makes friends with computers!

#someofmybestfriendsareservers
Big people have a server at the "office".
The office is a boring place
where big people go and do boring things.

#tooclose
Offices are why big people get grumpy, and say bad words.

#waytooclose
But guess what?
Some servers aren't boring.
They don't go in offices...they go in houses!
Maybe in your house!

How does it get there?

#serverfairy
When a mommy and a daddy love each other very much,
the daddy wants to give the mommy a special gift.

#wait
So he buys a "stay-at-home" server.

#what
Then he installs it.
It's easy!
He does it all by himself!

#godad
Now all the computers
in the house are connected.
Your family can share pictures,
and music, and almost anything else.

#drmwhatdrm
You can even share files
with people outside the house!
Like Grandma and Grandpa.
Or your uncle who smells like bark.
Or even...

#thatsnotbark
...you!

When you're away from
your house, you can still
connect to the server.

#untrustednetwork #2fa
And files don't get lost,
even when bad things happen to your computers.
Because they're all backed up
in a special place...on the server!

#theyreallgoodbackupsbrent
Do you think the server is great?
Of course you do!
But...

#theresalwaysabut
...not everyone thinks it's great.

#ohno
Some people think servers should be in offices.
They might make fun of your home server.

#putitinthecloudlikeveryoneelse
And their kids might even make fun of you!
But that's okay. You know why?

#privacy
Because they're just jealous!
Deep down, they wish
their daddies would buy them
a stay-at-home server, too.

#thatscold
They watch the lights on your server go
blinkety-blink. Blinkety-blink.

#allhailhypnoserver
But you have a Daddy and Mommy who love you!
And, a Windows Home Server! Does that make you happy?

#squad
I bet it does!
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