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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: zdnet review online
Date Thu, 09 Apr 1998 15:14:45 GMT
What I love about this review, in Internet World or something
(I'll pull it up later) is that Apache 1.2.5 also includes an
FTP and NNTP server! :)

Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> http://www.zdnet.com/pcmag/features/webserver98/
> 
> Apache on Solaris was the top CGI performer.
> 
> The quote both netcraft and zona's numbers, and claim zonas are
> authoritative for intranets.  Gee, the fact that they only surveyed 279
> "IT managers" may have something to do with how bogus they are.
> 
> Unfortunately, Apache didn't keep up performance wise
> http://www.zdnet.com/pcmag/features/webserver98/bench.html.  Never knew
> they were doing Apache on Solaris too.
> 
> Note that Apache on Solaris was the top CGI performer, with Apache on
> Linux a touch behind.  
> 
> "Apache on Solaris turned in a good performance, finishing in the
> lower middle of the pack"
> 
> 
> Note that WebTen had a higher performance than Apache until it hit a lot
> of clients.  Was probably running with Squid?
> 
> Apache comments
> are at http://www.zdnet.com/pcmag/features/webserver98/rev1.html.  
> 
> The final comments:
> 
> 
> 	The principal strength that makes Linux an excellent development
> 	platform is its low-level access for developers and Web administrators.
> 	The product's performance running dynamic Web sites bears that out.
> 	On the Red Hat version, developers get full support for CGI, Perl,
> 	TCL, a built-in C or C++ compiler, and an Apache server API on a
> 	par with ISAPI and NSAPI for developing server-side components. A
> 	SQL database, PostgreSQL 6.2.1, which features database management
> 	and a visual query builder, is also included and had no problem
> 	handling a data-driven sample Web site for our testing script.
> 
> Overall, they didn't commit any real errors and it is a step
> in the right direction.  
> 
> 


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