Chapter 13. Performance Tuning


“It's hard, this far into the revolution, to remember what you're fighting for.”

 --Bill Hall, Jr.

When we're not implementing new features or fixing the old ones, my customers seem to be concerned about just one thing—how can we make it go faster? This chapter offers two possible solutions to this question, but it is important to understand that there is no silver bullet that will make your Web server run faster. The Apache team already makes every effort to ensure that your server runs as fast as possible as soon as you install it; any additional performance you can squeeze out of it is because of something unique ...

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