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Web Servers

  1. 1. Web Servers Senthil Kumaran CollabNet December 02, 2009 Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 1 / 10
  2. 2. Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 2 / 10
  3. 3. Agenda History of web servers Introduction to how web servers work Common features Apache - Case study Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 3 / 10
  4. 4. History of web servers 1989 Tim Berners Lee CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) Hypertext system browser - WorldWideWeb First web server - CERN httpd which ran on NeXTSTEP. 1991-1994 Ported to many operating systems Scientific organizations -> Universities -> Industry 1994 Tim Berners-Lee - World Wide Web Consortium Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 4 / 10
  5. 5. Introduction to how web servers work Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 5 / 10
  6. 6. Common features Modular design Virtual hosting Large file support Bandwidth throttling static and dynamic content handling Authentication and Authorization Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 6 / 10
  7. 7. Apache - httpd - Case study Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 7 / 10
  8. 8. Apache - httpd - Case study Modular Implementation Some dynamic language support - Perl, Python, Tcl, PHP and more ... Virtual hosting Load balancing Simple configuration file Performance - Multiprocessing modules (MPM) Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 8 / 10
  9. 9. References Apache - http://www.apache.org/ Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/ Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 9 / 10
  10. 10. Thank You Thank You! Questions please Senthil Kumaran (CollabNet) FDP on FOSS, Thiagarajar College of Engg December 02, 2009 10 / 10

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