In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 there is an alternative to the Apache HTTP Server (
httpd) known as TUX. TUX is a kernel-based, threaded and high-performance HTTP server: it incorporates an HTTP protocol stack into the kernel and can serve static data very efficiently. To service dynamic requests TUX needs to co-ordinate with a user space HTTP daemon (such as
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