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Web Server Management

The program that handles your Web pages on the back end is called a Web server. The one your site is using can impact and affect your Web pages. Security, speed and scalability are all impacted by the Web server. These links and articles will help you manage your Web server.
  1. Apache (25)
  2. Security (51)
  3. Sun Java Server (3)
  4. SSI (5)
  5. HTAccess (13)
  6. HTTP (10)
  7. Content Management (35)
  8. Web Administration (9)
  9. Caching (7)

Web Servers and Workflow
Web servers often play a critical role in the workflow of building a website. While most small and medium sized websites have only one web server (the production server), larger companies may have many more than that for building and maintaining their website. Learn what different types of servers might appear in a web design workflow.

Web server
A definition of the Web term Web server.

What Web Server Are You Using?
What Web server is your site running on, and how you can use it

Before You Buy Web Server Software
Picking the right Web server can be challenging, but with these tips you'll have a better idea of what to look for in a Web server. So that you can better choose the perfect server for you and your business.

Unix/Linux Web Servers
A review of the top Web servers for Unix and Linux. This review is intended for Web developers and administrators choosing a server to run on Unix or Linux systems.

Building a Simple Web Server in Python - Python @ About.com
One of the best ways to learn about a technology is to "roll your own". The About.com Guide to Python provides us with a step-by-step tutorial for how to build a Web server in Python in just 10 steps.

Windows Web Servers
A review of the top Web servers for Windows. This review is intended for Web developers and administrators choosing a server to run on Windows 2000 or XP systems.

Web Servers and Workflow
Web servers often play a critical role in the workflow of building a website. While most small and medium sized websites have only one web server (the production server), larger companies may have many more than that for building and maintaining their website. Learn what different types of servers might appear in a web design workflow.

Sun Java System Web Server 6.1
Sun's Java Web server is a powerful server that is scalable and suitable for enterprise Web systems. It is a high peformance server for use with enterprise level customers. It is fairly easy to install or convert from Netscape Enterprise Server v.3.6. Available for Unix, Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Linux.

Jakarta Tomcat
Tomcat is a Web server built for running Java Servlets and Java Server Pages. Available for Windows, Unix, and Linux.

Windows 2000 Server
Comes with the Windows 2000 server operating system. This is a very good Web server, but because of it's high profile, it is often under attack by hackers. Security holes and patches come out regularly.

Sambar Server
A free Windows server that offers much of the same functionality as other higher-priced servers. Includes Java support for servlet development. The pro version adds on mail and telnet server options as well as other features. For Windows NT/2000 and Windows 98/95.

Zeus Web Server
A very powerful business server, comes standard with clustering support to enable multiple machines to serve one Web site for load balancing. If your site has a large amount of traffic, then Zeus is a good choice. For Unix.

Using URL Protocols to Connect with Your Readers
URL protocols define how links will be opened. This article explains how to use the tel, callto, im, and other protocols you can use to communicate with your customers.

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