Found 17 Articles for Apache Web Server

Difference Between IIS and Tomcat

Md. Sajid
Updated on 13-Jul-2023 19:22:54


IIS (Internet Information Services) and Tomcat are web server software solutions that are essential for hosting and serving web applications. IIS (Internet Information Services) is Microsoft's web server software for hosting and serving web applications on Windows operating systems. The Apache Software Foundation developed Tomcat, an open-source web server and servlet container Read this article to find out more about IIS and Tomcat and how they are different from each other. What is IIS? IIS (Internet Information Services) is Microsoft's web server software for hosting and serving web applications on Windows operating systems. It is a component of the Windows ... Read More

How to Enable & Set Up .htaccess File on Apache?

Satish Kumar
Updated on 11-Jul-2023 16:39:58


Introduction Apache is the most widely used web server software on the internet. One of the key features of Apache is a configuration file called .htaccess. This file allows users to control various server settings, including directory-level permissions, URL rewrites, and much more. In this article, we will explore how to enable and set up .htaccess files on Apache servers. Explanation of .htaccess file on Apache The .htaccess file is a configuration file that allows website owners to modify various aspects of their websites' behavior. The ".ht" in ".htaccess" stands for "hypertext", which refers to the markup language ... Read More

Thread Group in JMeter

Sabid Ansari
Updated on 19-Jun-2023 11:33:10


When it comes to performance testing, Apache JMeter stands out as a popular and robust open-source tool. One of its essential components that every tester needs to understand is the Thread Group. This article offers an in-depth exploration of JMeter's Thread Group, its configuration, and its practical usage with illustrative examples. What is Thread Group in JMeter? Thread Group is the starting point of any JMeter Test Plan. It simulates user requests to the server and acts as a blueprint of the workload profile. In simple terms, each thread in a Thread Group represents a single user using the application ... Read More

10 Apache Web Server Security and Hardening Tips

Satish Kumar
Updated on 02-May-2023 12:42:52

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Apache is a popular web server that is widely used around the world. It is an open-source software that is developed and maintained by the Apache Software Foundation. Apache is a reliable and secure web server, but like any other software, it can be vulnerable to attacks if not configured correctly. In this article, we will discuss some tips on how to secure and harden Apache web server. Keep Apache Updated One of the most important things to do when it comes to securing Apache web server is to keep it updated. The latest version of Apache usually contains security ... Read More

Apache vs Nginx - Detailed Comparison

Satish Kumar
Updated on 02-May-2023 10:30:09


When it comes to web servers, Apache and Nginx are two of most popular choices available today. Both of these web servers have their own strengths and weaknesses, and choosing between them depends on your specific needs and requirements. In this article, we will compare Apache and Nginx, looking at their features, performance, security, and ease of use, to help you make an informed decision. Introduction to Apache and Nginx Apache, also known as Apache HTTP Server, is an open-source web server software that has been around since 1995. It is widely used on Linux and Unix-like operating systems, as ... Read More

How to Install “Varnish” (HTTP Accelerator) and Perform Load Testing Using Apache Benchmark

Satish Kumar
Updated on 28-Apr-2023 11:13:02


Varnish is an HTTP accelerator that improves the performance of web applications by caching frequently requested content in memory. It is a powerful tool that can speed up your website and reduce server load by serving cached content directly to users instead of processing requests every time they visit. In this article, we'll take a look at how to install Varnish and perform load testing using Apache Benchmark. Prerequisites Before we begin, make sure you have the following software installed on your server − Apache web server Varnish Apache Benchmark (ab) If you don't have these installed, you ... Read More

5 Tips to Boost Performance of Your Apache Web Server

Satish Kumar
Updated on 11-Apr-2023 10:31:47


When it comes to serving web pages, Apache web server is one of most popular choices out there. With its open-source nature, stability, and flexibility, Apache is used by millions of websites worldwide. However, like any other software, it requires proper configuration and optimization to ensure top performance. In this article, we'll look at 5 tips that can help boost performance of your Apache web server. Enable Caching One of most effective ways to boost performance of your Apache web server is to enable caching. Caching is process of storing frequently accessed data in memory or on disk to reduce ... Read More

20 Useful Apache ‘.htaccess’ Tricks to Secure and Customize Websites

Satish Kumar
Updated on 28-Mar-2023 10:02:16


Apache is one of most popular web servers in world, and it's used by millions of websites to serve content to users. One of most powerful features of Apache is its ability to use .htaccess files to customize and secure websites. An .htaccess file is a simple text file that can be placed in a website's root directory to control various aspects of server's behavior. In this article, we'll cover 20 useful Apache .htaccess tricks that can help you secure and customize your website. Password Protect a Directory If you want to protect a directory on your website with a ... Read More

What are the differences between Apache and Nginx?

Bhanu Priya
Updated on 23-Mar-2022 10:49:51


Let us understand the concepts of Apache and Nginx before learning the differences between them.ApacheApache server is a general-purpose and very frequently used web server used in the web and internet to host websites and web content. Apache server is secure, fast and reliable.The Apache web server is provided by the Apache Software Foundation and is open-source software that can be used free of charge. Apache is running on the world's majority servers and is a fast, stable, and efficient web server.The Apache web server is the one where the server software receives the request from the client to access ... Read More

How to Create 301 Redirection on Nginx and Apache

Samual Sam
Updated on 28-Jan-2020 10:10:43

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In this article, we will learn how to redirect the URLs or Domain to another address. This can be done by using the HTTP Redirection. The URL redirection is a popular technique to point one domain address to another domain address which we can achieve on Apache and Nginx both.Redirecting to an another DomainWe might face a situation in which, we have an established web-site and we need to change the domain for the site. Here, we cannot do this by deleting the older domain since this may cause breakage and disappearance of contents on the old domain is possible ... Read More