Introduction to Apache 2
Apache is a powerful web server application that has a played a major role in both the growth and continuous development of the web. As a free open-source solution, it backs up most popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Linux, Unix, FreeBDS, Mac OS X and Solaris to name a few. Apache has been the most widely installed server application on the web since 1996. As of November 2008, it is installed on over 50% of all websites.
While many providers are still using the original Apache, several more have made the upgrade to version 2.0. As you would expect, Apache 2 offers a number of improvements over the previous version which results in enhanced stability and performance. Some of the new features include:
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