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GWS - Google Web Server

Discussion in 'Engineering Concepts' started by Bhullarz, Aug 29, 2009.

  1. Bhullarz

    Bhullarz New Member

    I encountered with this GWS while using firefox addon called ServerSpy which tells about the server software of the website. When I visited Google.com, I was surprised to see that it is using GWS. A server software I have never heard about before. So, I researched a little. But there was no authenticated info, I could get. Some says it is modified apache server or some says it is a new kind of server software. Some says it is open source and some says proprietary software.

    So, I would like to have participation from all to know what is actually GWS - Google web Server..
    It would be helpful to all.

  2. nimesh

    nimesh New Member

  3. Bhullarz

    Bhullarz New Member

    thanks nimesh ! But I have been already gone through Wikipedia. Its just a few lines regarding Google Web Server. Where as I am looking details of GWS like supported SCRIPTs, Connections, encryptions etc various capability details.

    I was surprised to know that GWS is the Number 3 web server software in the survey of Netcraft ( the company who provide market-analysis regarding OS and Web Servers).

    That's why I want to know more about Google's web server software.
  4. nimesh

    nimesh New Member

  5. yohan

    yohan New Member

    What is the job of Google Web Server? If i'm not mistaken it is a server where all the google clients/site are being placed?
  6. urstop

    urstop New Member

    This is good information. I am hearing this GWS server OS for the first time.

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