Rich Bowen has been involved with the Apache Web Server project since 1998, and has written a number of books about it. He works on the web team at Asbury College, where he gets to put into practice a few of the things he writes about. Rich lives in Lexington, Kentucky.
Ken Coar is a member of the Apache Software Foundation, the body that oversees Apache development. He is the author of Apache Server for Dummies (January 1998) and co-author of Apache Server Unleashed (March 2000). Ken has been responsible for fielding email sent to the Apache project, and his experience with that mailing list provided a foundation for this book.
This book was published in November 2003, ten years ago. It covers Apache 1.4 and 2.0; the latest Apache release (as of December 2013) is 2.4.7. Read morePublished 8 months ago by R. Simpson
I didn't get much out of this book. I'm new to Apache and was hoping for more info on how to configure and secure Apache. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book descriptor lists Apache ver. 2.0, and 2.2. The Kindle e-book I recieved covers ver. 1.3 and 2.0. (As I'm trying to set up ver 2.2, I'm a bit miffed. Read morePublished on July 21, 2012 by Glen Fodale
The Apache Cookbook is a must have for anyone considering running their own Apache web server. It covers every major feature of Apache and does so without giving too information to... Read morePublished on September 2, 2008 by Joseph A. Nagy Jr.
Some of the reviews for 'Apache Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for Apache Administrators' have stated that this book is a little too basic and simple for Apache administrators... Read morePublished on May 2, 2008 by Dan McKinnon
Apache Cookbook is a great resource on various best-practice tips and tricks on how to setup and run Apache HTTP server day to day. Read morePublished on April 27, 2008 by Aleksandar Gargenta
Beware that several of the cool sounding recipes you might see in the table of contents are tricks; once you actually turn to the correct page to see how the author has managed to... Read morePublished on April 25, 2008 by HugeStakkaBoFan
I read this book about a year ago and recently re-read it. Coar and Bowen provide an excellent pragmatic approach to taking care of common Apache administration tasks. Read morePublished on February 20, 2006 by Abe Usher
The kind of solutions this book gives are not aimed at someone like me, new and uncertain when it comes to linux. Read morePublished on September 7, 2005 by J. M.