In this administration-related chapter, the focus will be on increasing the performance and scalability of your Apache server. Additionally, you will learn about name-based and IP-based virtual hosting, as well as DNS-related issues and issues related to the Web browser itself. This chapter also explains different mechanisms that can be used to isolate clients from each other, and the associated security tradeoffs.
In this chapter, you will learn
Which operating system and Apache-related settings can limit the server scalability or degrade performance
About several tools for load testing Apache
How to fine-tune Apache for optimum performance
How to configure Apache to detect and prevent abusive ...