Apache Software Foundation released his Apache HTTP server version 2.4
The Apache Software Foundation , a non-profit corporation which developing the Apache software products has released his Apache HTTP server version 2.4 . The new version is released with their celebration of 17th Anniversary of Apache HTTP server. For the past six years no new Apache HTTP server version is released. “It is with great pleasure that we announce the availability of Apache HTTP Server 2.4″, said Eric Covener, Vice President of the Apache HTTP Server Project. “This release delivers a host of evolutionary enhancements throughout the server that our users, administrators, and developers will welcome. We’ve added many new modules in this release, as well as broadened the capability and flexibility of existing features”.
In this new release of version 2.4 Apache HTTP server so many new features and modules are added . This includes easier problem analysis, improved configuration flexibility, more powerful authentication and authorization, and documentation overhaul. It will ideally suited for Cloud environment which include lower resource utilization and better concurrency, Reduced memory usage, Asyncronous I/O support, Dynamic reverse proxy configuration, Performance on par, or better, than pure event-driven Web servers, More granular timeout and rate/resource limiting capability, More finely-tuned caching support, tailored for high traffic servers and proxies.