Chapter 2. Understanding Apache Internals

Hour 1, “Apache and the Web,” explained how Web servers and browsers communicate with each other. This hour explains how a Web server works internally, with a focus on Apache architecture. Other hours will build on this knowledge. You can find additional information about Apache architecture in Hour 11, “Multi-Processing Modules.”

In this hour, you will learn

Evolution of the Web

Initial Web servers were simple programs. They served only static content, such as images and text. The content of the pages was updated ...

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