Course title: Web Systems and Servers
Number of credits (ECTS): 6
Weekly number of classes: 2+2+1+0
Prerequisite for enrollment of the subject: Passed: Internet Technologies, Taken Course: Operating Systems
Course Goals (acquired competencies): Introduction to the concepts of working with Web servers, their design, performance and modules. After finishing this course the students will be able to run setup, configuration and administration of Web servers.
Total available number of classes: 180
Course Syllabus: Introduction to Web servers. Client-server concepts. Web server architecture. Requests and resources. Assigning the performances of a Web server. Apache web server. Architecture. Core. Modules. Request parallelism and servicing. Models for parallel servicing (MPM modules). Apache and CGI programming. Apache and PHP. Web cache. Web caching. Concepts and reasons. Types of Web cache. Caching algorithm. Internet cache protocol (ICP). Web proxy servers. Types. Caching on a proxy server. Access control. Web server security. Secure configurations for a web server. Security modules for Apache. Apache Tomcat for servlet Java technology. Architecture. Architecture for authentication of Apache. Admin observation of Apache. Security. Logging.
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|Steve Silva||Web Server Administration, 1st Ed.||Course Technology||2008|
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|Adrian Ling||Practical Apache, PHP-FPM & Nginx Reverse Proxy: How to Build a Secure, Fast and Powerful Webserver from scratch||Amazon Digital Services||2015|
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