Apache Server Now 2.4
Our apache web server has been upgraded to version 2.4.
Numerous enhancements make Apache HTTP Server v2.4 ideally suited for Cloud environments. They include: • Improved performance (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.
Additional features include easier problem analysis, improved configuration flexibility, more powerful authentication and authorization, and documentation overhaul. For the complete feature list, please see http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/new_features_2_4.html