piece of software (running on hardware) that hears HTTP requests and responds to them. Sometimes it simply delivers static documents, sometimes it's a WebApp. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_servers
- 2007: lightweight servers
- Most Scripting Language-s include a tiny stub of Web Server code, at least suitable for running WebApp-s on the DeskTop. Jon Udell did a lot with this years ago.
- why not just use the stub?
use Server Monitoring to make sure it's up
Log/Web Traffic analyzers
who uses what? (old list)
- http://www.scripting.com/ (Dave Winer) - IIS
- http://www.opml.org/ (Dave Winer) - Userland Frontier (on Win N T)
- TadaList - LightTPD
- http://wiki.python.org/moin/ - Apache
- JotSpot signup - Apache
- TracWiki - LightTPD