O'Reilly Network: Introducing ApacheMar 12, 2000, 16:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rael Dornfest)
"Your friends and colleagues have you convinced that Linux is the best thing since Scandinavian furniture. You've got the box and the home DSL line, and you're eager to reap the rewards of maintaining your very own server. Now what?"
"More and more, individuals and small businesses are reaching the functionality limits offered by canned mail- and web-hosting solutions and are bringing their web sites in-house -- literally. The low cost of bandwidth brought about by consumer DSL and increasingly simple Linux installations is making inexpensive, feature-rich servers a reality."
"The first job most people want their personal server to do -- and no, it's not e-mail -- is to serve up web pages. And the web server software of choice is usually Apache."