Tutorial

Introduction to the Apache Web Server

Rich Bowen, Web Database Programmer, Apache Software Foundation

Track: JavaScript/Ajax
Date: Monday, July 24
Time: 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Portland 251

70+ percent of web sites run the Apache web server. This tutorial offers an overview of the server, covering installation, configuration, security, dynamic content, logging, and how Apache came to be and where we're going in the future.

Topics covered include:

  • Building Apache from source
  • Performance tuning and benchmarking
  • Dynamic content, especially CGI
  • Security and auditing
  • Available modules
  • Content negotiation and URL mapping