The response time of a web application is one of the most important factors to create a convenient user experience. Nobody spends much time exploring a site with a sluggish response time. So you need to understand where the time is spent to improve the response time of your web application. This article is about the response time log of the Apache HTTP Server.Continue reading "Logging Apache response times"
Currently I am developping an application using Oracle Application Express (APEX) with Apache as reverse proxy/SSL offloader. Suddenly the application started to misbehave and instead of the rendered page the browser would show the HTML code including HTTP headers. It would happen for around 10% of the called pages and clearly needed to be addressed.Continue reading "Garbled output with Apache mod_proxy"
Whenever the performance of your web project is substandard you need to figure out what is going on. To help me looking into the Apache HTTP Server I have written apachestat, a small tool that continuously shows how many worker processes or threads are in what state.Continue reading "What is the Apache HTTP Server doing?"