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Microsoft (almost) promotes Apache!

On Tuesday 18 May 2004 21.46, Martin Schulze wrote:

> Debian powers Binoculars. The world's largest selection of
> [15]binoculars is powered by Debian GNU/Linux as Jon Thralow
> [16]reported. The site uses a technology they call dynamically
> generated HTML. The pages are regenerated every five minutes and
> pushed to the web server as static pages. This looks similar to the
> technique used for the Debian website itself with regeneration just
> more frequently.
>  15. http://www.binoculars.com/
>  16. http://newsvac.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=04/05/12/157257

I love this bit:

| Data from Veritest, an organization commissioned by Microsoft,
| suggests that static HTML running on Apache web server can serve over
| four times as many concurrent users as Dynamic pages running on
| Microsofts IIS. With a few tweaks of Apache they are seeing over 10
| times the serving ability. 

Of course, in any comparison between dynamic and static content, static 
content will win. But I like the phrasing - and this coming from 


-- vbi

The syntax does not look like line noise (like PERL) or swahili (like
Smalltalk or LISP).
        -- Using, Maintaining and Enhancing COBOL for the GNU Compiler
           Collection (GCC)

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