Sams Teach Yourself Apache 2 in 24 Hours by P-PearsonEducation


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									Sams Teach Yourself Apache 2 in 24 Hours
Sams Teach Yourself

Author: Daniel Lopez

Edition: 1

A practical, task-oriented tutorial on installing, configuring, and administering the latest version of the
industry's most popular Web server.Includes coverage of Apache 2.0, the most significant new version of
Apache since it was first developed.Apache is the dominant Web server in use today.Written by a
respected member of the Apache Software Foundation who is also skilled at understanding the problems
new users face when using Apache.Sams Teach Yourself Apache 2 in 24 Hours covers the installation,
configuration, and ongoing administration of the Apache Web server on Unix and Windows platforms.
Using a hands-on, task-oriented format, it concentrates on the most popular features and common quirks
of the server. The book is divided in two parts. The first part helps the reader build, configure, and get
started with Apache. After completing these chapters the reader will be able to start, stop, and monitor
the Web server. He also will be able to serve both static content and dynamic content (via CGIs),
customize the logs, and restrict access to certain parts of the Web server. The second part explains in
detail the architecture of Apache and how to extend the server via third-party modules like PHP and
Tomcat. It covers server performance and scalability, content management, and how to set up a secure
server with SSL.Daniel Lopez is a senior software engineer with Covalent technologies, the leading
provider of solutions for Apache. He is a member of the Apache Software Foundation, he speaks regularly
at open source and Apache conferences, and he is the author of the Comanche configuration tool for
Apache, which gives him a daily exposure to the problems new users face taking their first steps with
Apache. He enjoys teaching and writing and has published popular how-tos on Apache and Linux
networking that have been translated into seven languages and included in several books.

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