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eWeek: Apache 2.2.0 Upgrade Upholds Tradition

Jan 17, 2006, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Apache has been called the engine of the World Wide Web, and for good reason--it is the server that drives most Web sites today. It is also probably the most successful open-source application ever, boasting more than 70 percent market share, according to the most recent Web server survey by Netcraft Ltd. (Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Information Services is a distant second, with 20 percent.)

"But, in much the same way people don't tend to think too often about the alternator in their cars, people don't tend to think too much about Apache. This is partly because Apache is a back-end server service, but it is also due to the free Web server's quality, as it is rarely affected by bugs or security problems. It simply works, day in and day out..."

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