Zeus Web Server 4

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2001-11-19 Print this article Print

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Zeus updated Web Server includes welcome new features that make the high-performance Web server an attractive alternative to free and enterprise-class competitors alike. Sites looking for a server to meet high-end server farm or performance needs will want to evaluate the Zeus platform.

SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Sites interested in deploying Zeus 4.0 should evaluate it first to see if it will deliver significant performance gains, especially for PHP and JSP.

LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Zeus Web Server 4.0s scalability will accommodate future site growth, and its security and manageability will continue to give it the edge over free Web server options.

PROS: Excellent performance running PHP applications; broad support for Web development languages; much improved management features.

CONS: Some problems installing FastCGI PHP support; doesnt run on Windows platforms.

Zeus Technology Ltd., Santa Clara, Calif.; (408) 350-9400; www.zeus.com

Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr RapozaÔÇÖs current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.

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