Linux Journal: Book Review: Professional Apache

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jan 16, 2001


"Many books have been written to cover several aspects of the Apache web server. However, Professional Apache does a good job at fully explaining various aspects of Apache more thoroughly than many other books. The book starts with a very comprehensive introduction to TCP/IP and HTTP, the moves to Apache installation, build procedures and the server configuration. Then, the text progresses to CGI implementation, virtual hosting, performance optimization and security. It provides a thorough coverage of the many issues a web server administrator faces. A nice feature of the book is the usage of examples to show how to configure Apache to manage multiple sites, monitor the server's performance, apply security and extend the product with several third-party add-on modules."

"Professional Apache consists of 11 chapters and 10 appendices." Many books have been written to cover several aspects of the Apache web server. However, Professional Apache does a good job at fully explaining various aspects of Apache more thoroughly than many other books. ... It provides a thorough coverage of the many issues a web server administrator faces.

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