The introduction to the internet in this book includes a succinct history of the TCT/IP protocol and the global web. It describes the fundamental ideas behind web servers and examines Apache, the most popular web server, while also keeping in mind other free software web servers.
Webservices are software components that are accessible through SOAP and have their interface described with WSDL (Web Service Description Language). In this section, the XML-RPC protocol is discussed among other things.
The last part of the course deals with the configuration, maintenance, monitoring, and security aspects.