Redmond: Worry-Free Web Server
Jan 27, 2006, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joanne Cummings)
"The open source Apache Web server is by far the most popular
Web server in the world. According to Netcraft Ltd.'s December 2005
survey, nearly 70 percent of the developers they surveyed said they
worked with Apache. That same survey revealed that only 20 percent
worked with its nearest competitor, Microsoft's IIS.
"Those numbers make sense, readers say, because Apache is the
most robust, flexible and secure Web server available. Its support
for open standards makes it easier to work with, especially for
sites that use the PHP scripting language. And you certainly can't
beat the price..."