CHAPTER 8Deploying Your First Application

The first application in our new environment is a web site, the shopping web site mentioned in earlier chapters. Our company is going to launch a PHP-based web site where customers can purchase camping equipment. In keeping with our focus on automation, we provide only basic information about the services and protocols that we configure. We will refer you to sources of in-depth information as appropriate.

Deploying and Configuring the Apache Web Server

The Apache web server is the reference implementation of the HTTP protocol, and it has been the most widely deployed web server on the Internet since 1996. It is an open source project, and it is included or available with most Linux distributions. ...

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