Apache for Enterprise-Level Fault Tolerance

Web services are the foundation of applications hosted on the Internet. This chapter covers the Apache HTTP Server, which is run on a majority of Internet web sites. The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is discussed briefly, followed by an in-depth analysis of HTTP and then of Apache HTTP. The HTTP load balancer HAProxy is studied, and a brief summary of the failover software Keepalived is provided.

Apache Software Foundation

The ASF consists of more than 150 open source projects. These projects range in categories such as database, HTTP, mail, big data, build management, and many more. Some ...

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