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eWEEK: Apache 2.0 scales to Windows

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted May 4, 2001


"Apache 2.0 implements new module design. Unlike Apache 1.3 modules, Apache 2.0 modules can be layered so they can modify one another's output-a Common Gateway Interface program can now have its output processed by another module, for example. (Of course, this means current Apache 1.3 modules will have to be redesigned to work with Apache 2.0.)

"Because of the new run-time layer, Apache is no longer coded directly to POSIX interfaces; the use of buggy, poorly performing POSIX libraries is why Apache currently doesn't run as well on non-Unix operating systems as it does on Unix-based operating systems. Apache 2.0 takes advantage of native system calls on all its platforms and so will be more stable and faster than previous releases." A basic review of Apache 2.0: Apache 2.0 implements new module design. Unlike Apache 1.3 modules, Apache 2.0 modules can be layered so they can modify one another's output-a Common Gateway Interface program can now have its output processed by another module, for example. ...

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