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A computer that is connected to the internet
and has a web server program installed on it
so that it can "serve" web pages.
Also, a program that is installed on a
web server computer. It "serves" or "gives out" web pages
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How web servers work
The Basic Process, Behind the Scenes, The Internet, Clients and Servers, IP Addresses, Domain Names, Name Servers, Ports, Protocols, Putting It All Together, Security, More
LAMP (software bundle)
This is how it all started: Linux/Apache/MySQL/Perl[PHP]. Good description of LAMP with links to more info.
servers, security, other issues
"The hosting resource for professionals. Web server help, web hosting news, hosting articles for beginners to server administrators" Info about hosting, CPanel, linux commands, ...
"The framework is written in Perl, while plugins may be written in any language. Munin has a master/node architecture in which the master connects to all the nodes at regular intervals and asks them for data. It then stores the data in RRD files, and (if needed) updates the graphs. One of the main goals has been ease of creating new plugins (graphs)." nov 2006 - the server monitor for worldbridges
How to Deploy HTTPS Correctly
"This article is designed to help web operators get a conceptual handle on how to protect their users with HTTPS. Taking a little bit of care to protect your users is a reasonable thing for web application providers to do, and a good thing for users to demand."
Chris Palmer - EFF
: November 2010
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