Essential Apache for Web Professionals
This concise, practical, example-rich guide teaches students exactly what they need to know to install, configure, and manage Apache, the world's leading Web server software. Scott Hawkins offers no-nonsense, to-the-point coverage designed around real-world examples and configuration directives. Students begin by downloading and installing Apache; next, they walk step-by-step through basic configuration. Hawkins covers a wide array of essential techniques, including: using virtual hosting to run multiple sites from one server; serving dynamic content; integrating Apache with Web databases; and tuning Apache for improved performance. The book's extensive cross-referencing helps students find key techniques fast and its companion Web site contains downloadable configuration directives, plus a wide range of additional Apache resources.