Apache HTTP Sever is open source, Unix-based Web server software that, due to its stability and low cost of implementation, was a key factor in the rapid growth of the Internet. Apache is distributed freely and maintained by the Apache Software Foundation under its own license, and is available for virtually every operating system, although it is often deployed with Unix-based OSes such as Linux. Apache still is the most popular Web server, but its market share is being eroded by Microsoft Internet Information Services.


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Lucid Imagination Offers Commercial Support for Lucene, Solr

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