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Senior IT Architect at a university with 5,001-10,000 employees
Apr 10 2016

What do you think of Apache Web Server?

Originally posted https://zitseng.com/archives/10435 Apache or Nginx. This is a question that many website administrators have considered. It’s a question that I’ve also considered several times, and again just the past week. Apache is the most popular web server on the Internet. Nginx, on the other hand, is designed for crazy fast performance. Fast is always good to have. I’ve been making some incremental changes to my website. It’s all under the hood. One thing that inevitably surfaces is about performance. I’ve been using Apache from the beginning. It’s completely functional, and does everything I need it to do. It might not  be the fastest web server software, but it’s no slow coach either. Nginx is the newer kid on the block. It was first released in 2004, so…
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Network Engineer & Web Developer at OneTexh
Jul 21 2013

What do you think of Apache Web Server?

Apache Web Server Apache Advantages Now a days Apache web server is the most vibrant and vivacious open source web server throughout the world. However its counterpart web servers like Drupal and Magneto are also being used simultaneously but still the growth rate of Apache in organizational websites lags behind the counterpart web servers. The reason that why Apache is for the most part being used, lies in the fact that it has compatibility with all operating systems including Linux and windows etc. Apache HTTP Server Project is a collaborative effort of software development that focuses on a solid implementation of the code, create commercial quality, with many features and freely available source of an HTTP (Web). Really the only thing new in its new version (2.2.22) is…
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Senior Manager of Engineering with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 22 2013

What is most valuable?

Depending on what operating system you are using, you can have a website up in no time using Apache web server. Very easy to install on multiple platforms.90% of our web servers are using Apache, I like the fact that there is no management interface, so that we can minimize system resources when it comes to large scale deployments.As Apache is opensource the community is great when it comes to… more»

What needs improvement?

If Apache master the ability of hosting websites/web apps that use Microsoft's .Net framework then it will definitely be the best web server to use.Internally we have both Microsoft IIS web servers and Apache web servers. We only use IIS for web sites that are developed in .net, for any other website written in php, perl, java (also many more) we use Apache.For anyone who is looking to host… more»

What other advice do I have?

From experience I have found that Apache runs smoothly and a lot faster on Ubuntu.
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Head of Data Center at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 10 2012

What is most valuable?

The Apache Web Server is our software of choice for running our web servers for the past seven (7) years. It's clearly one of the best open-source projects in world, as its continuing existence and use is a testament to how great this software is.There have been numerous web server software that has come out in the recent years like Nginx and lhttpd, but the Apache web server has remained as the… more»

What needs improvement?

The only thing that gives me a frown about the Apache Web Server is the command-line configuration. Though it can be configured via web control panels like webmin, you really have to dig deep into the configuration files to really make apache work.The Apache Web Server is undoubtedly one of the best web server software in the world. What's even better is that it's free and remains free even after… more»

What other advice do I have?

For simple websites, the Apache web server is easy to install and configure. It can even be configured with web hosting panels. However, configuring the Apache web server from the command line is recommended for complex applications like virtual hosting.
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Data Center Expert at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 05 2012

What is most valuable?

The Software is free. A few important features in the long list include: stability - it's continuously supported by the open source community, reducing the bugs and errors. portability - Apache is available for multiple OS Customizability - custom modules can be built easily. Efficient handling of client requests. Most popular webserver on the internet.

What needs improvement?

No support is available from Apache software foundation. Apache needs fine tuning of its components when in a larger environment, otherwise it can make your server unresponsive.

What other advice do I have?

The webserver survey showed by netcraft [netcraft.com] says, "Apache is still the most widely used [61%] webserver in the world of internet." Apache is designed in such a way that different components of the system can be connected together easily. The beauty is that you can replace or add a component or feature without affecting the system. Apache is a powerful tool with which you can make it do… more»

What is Apache Web Server?

The Apache HTTP Server Project was founded in 1995 by a group of webmasters, known as The Apache Group, with the aim of developing robust, richly-featured, freely-available and commercial-standard Web (HTTP) server source code. The result was Apache Web Server or Apache HTTP Server, which is an open-source public-domain web server.

This collaborative project has been enhanced ever since with contributions from the core development team and other volunteers situated all over the globe. Also, hundreds of users of this open-source web server have contributed code, ideas, and documentation. The project falls under The Apache Software Foundation, which manages many open-source projects.

Also known as
Apache HTTP Server
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Cisco, Intuit, General Electric, Adobe, VMware, PayPal, HP, EMC, eBay, Apple, SAP, Qualcomm, SanDisk, Allstate, FedEx
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