apache Presentation by Janna R. Quedado ║ Spring 2010 ║ UW MCDM
What is Apache?
Web server Distributed as freeware A project of The Apache Foundation The Goal: Secure Efficient Extensible About Apache
The Developers Invited Apache Software foundation developer volunteers Contributions from users worldwide
The Name Native American Indian tribe of Apache (Indé) A cute name which stuck Apache is “A PAtCHyserver”
The Apache httpd Server Powerful, flexible, HTTP/1.1 compliant web server Implements the latest protocols Highly configurable and extensible Customizable Provides full source code Comes with an unrestrictive license Runs on most operating systems Actively being developed Encourages user feedback
How does Apache work?
Apache’s Role Accepts directory (HTTP) requests from users and sends them desired info via files and Web pages Web’s software and codes designed to work with Apache Preview and testing code at home Safe and secure file-sharing
Getting Involved Become Apache developer by invitation-only To send a suggestion/ fix: use the bug reporting form at <http://httpd.apache.org/bug_report.html> To subscribe to the announcement mailing list Email: firstname.lastname@example.org To learn more on the development process: Go to <http://httpd.apache.org/dev/>
Why is Apache important?
Apache’s Influence Majority hold on the Web server market Server for internet giants Deploys 50+ percent of Internet content Most popular web server since April 1996
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