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    why php and apache?

    i am so sorry as i couldnt find another forum that talk on apache.

    my question is why when PHP is chosen, Apache is immediately the choice as the server?

    could anyone give me the links or websites which i could read about the advantages of using apache?

    THANKS in advance
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    Making a better wheel silver trophy DR_LaRRY_PEpPeR's Avatar
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    well, PHP is meant to run as an Apache module. it has Apache specific features (like HTTP authentication), that will only work when it's running as an Apache module. it probably runs most efficiently on Apache too.

    PHP was/is developed with Apache in mind. other servers are secondary. also, Apache is easily the most popular Web server on the Internet, and one of the best, so why shouldn't PHP work very well with it?

    it's sort of like ASP and IIS.
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    Apache should be the server choice for any application.
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    Aspen, I thought you were against PHP and all the open source stuff?

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    Basically because PHP was developed and tested thoughly on Apache, it makes sense to use it in its home environment. Besides Apache is one of the best, if not the best webservers.

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    Originally posted by Pweb
    Aspen, I thought you were against PHP and all the open source stuff?
    You must have me confused with someone else. I hate microsoft.
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