APACHE WEB SERVER
By Prasanna Vaste. PRN No- 060341037
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What does a Web Server do? Criteria for choosing a Web Server Why Apache? What is Apache?
What does Web Server do? -translate a URL(Uniform Resource Locator) either into a filename and then send that file back over the internet or into a program name and then run that program and send its output back.
Criteria For Choosing a Web Server: -It should -run fast. -support multitasking -respond to errors
Why Apache? -Apache is -freeware -open source (source code can be examined by any one -reliable.
Apache is a program that runs under suitable multitasking operating system. Regardless of operating system, a site directory typically contains four subdirectories. - conf - htdocs - logs - cgi-bin
Apache is the most dominant web server on the internet today.