Services on Linux are really important. They’re programs that run in the background outside the interactive control of system users as they lack an interface. The reason for this is that some of these services are crucial for the correct functioning of the operating system.
Log files are the all-important records that Linux stores for administrators to keep track and monitor important events on the webserver, kernel, services, and the applications running on it. Linux provides a centralized repository of log files that can be located under the /var/log directory. All log files generated in a Linux environment can typically be classified into four different categories:
Apache is an open-source web server solution, developed and maintained by the Apache Software Foundation and a super active community, that runs over 60% of all the web servers in the world.
Scheduling tasks/jobs in Linux operating systems rely on Cron. Cron or ‘cron job’ is a time-based task scheduler that users can use to set up and maintain software environments. Usually used to automate systems maintenance or administration, Cron is mostly suitable for scheduling repetitive tasks.
Linux web servers are used for mission-critical business and consumer applications in many different types of infrastructures, including physical machines, virtualization, private, public, and hybrid cloud. Linux hardware infrastructure, including software-defined functionalities, relates to networking, storage, containers and multiple tools on Linux servers.