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Is there a practical server host naming convention? [closed]

To maintain many servers, how do you give a name to your servers? By only server's hostname, I would like to classify the server's kind of service, whether virtual machine or not, stages(alpha, beta, ...
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What are industry standards and professional best practices in network hosts naming? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Naming convention for computers It seems an important and difficult dilemma for me how to name network hosts (routers, servers (while a server can be a router and host ...
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Naming Conventions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the most manageable and interesting server naming schemes being used? How do you decide on a new hostname?