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  1. 1. apache<br />Presentation by Janna R. Quedado ║ Spring 2010 ║ UW MCDM<br />
  2. 2. What is Apache? <br />
  3. 3. Web server <br />Distributed as freeware <br />A project of The Apache Foundation <br />The Goal:<br />Secure<br />Efficient<br />Extensible <br />About Apache<br />
  4. 4. The Developers<br />Invited Apache Software foundation developer volunteers<br />Contributions from users worldwide<br />
  5. 5. The Name <br />Native American Indian tribe of Apache (Indé)<br />A cute name which stuck<br />Apache is “A PAtCHyserver”<br />
  6. 6. The Apache httpd Server<br />Powerful, flexible, HTTP/1.1 compliant web server<br />Implements the latest protocols<br />Highly configurable and extensible<br />Customizable <br />Provides full source code<br />Comes with an unrestrictive license<br />Runs on most operating systems <br />Actively being developed<br />Encourages user feedback<br />
  7. 7. How does Apache work? <br />
  8. 8. Apache’s Role<br />Accepts directory (HTTP) requests from users and sends them desired info via files and Web pages <br />Web’s software and codes designed to work with Apache<br />Preview and testing code at home<br />Safe and secure file-sharing<br />
  9. 9. Getting Involved <br />Become Apache developer by invitation-only<br />To send a suggestion/ fix: <br />use the bug reporting form at <><br />To subscribe to the announcement mailing list<br />Email: <br />To learn more on the development process: <br />Go to <><br />
  10. 10. Why is Apache important? <br />
  11. 11. Apache’s Influence<br />Majority hold on the Web server market<br />Server for internet giants <br />Deploys 50+ percent of Internet content<br />Most popular web server since April 1996<br />
  12. 12. Thank you.<br />Questions? <br />Contact via Twitter @jquedado<br />
  13. 13. Credits<br /><ul><li>Presentation by Janna R. Quedado
  14. 14., @jquedado
  15. 15. Images:
  16. 16. Binary Code: “Microsoft Clip Art.” (2010). Retrieved from:
  17. 17. Apache Logo: “The Apache Software Foundation.” (2010). Retrieved from:
  18. 18. Apache Warrier : “Apache Warrier.” (2008). Retrieved from:
  19. 19. Binary World: “Microsoft Clip Art.” (2010). Retrieved from: </li>