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Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL® and Apache All in One, Fifth Edition by Julie Meloni

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Chapter 29. Apache Performance Tuning and Virtual Hosting

In this chapter, you learn the following:

Which operating system and Apache-related settings can limit the server’s ability to scale or degrade performance

Several tools for load testing Apache

How to fine-tune Apache for optimum performance

How to configure Apache to detect and prevent abusive behavior from clients

How to configure name-based virtual hosts, IP-based virtual hosts, and the difference between the two

The dependencies virtual hosting has on DNS

How to set up scaled-up cookie-cutter virtual hosts

This administration-related chapter focuses on increasing the performance and scalability of your Apache server. In addition, you learn about name-based and IP-based ...

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