From American Spanish apache, most likely from Zuni ˀa˙paču (“Navajos”). The web server software was named to honor the Apache people, although much has been made of the fact that its design was "patchy" (constructed by assembling software patches). See Apache HTTP Server § Name.
- The group of languages used by any of several Athabascan-speaking peoples of the American southwest excluding Navajo, i.e. Chiricahua, Jicarilla, Lipan, Mescalero, Plains Apache, or Western Apache.
- Apache, a town in Oklahoma, United States.
- (computing, informal) Apache HTTP Server, a widely used open source web server software suite. [released in 1995]
- 2003, Scott Hawkins, BEA WebLogic Server Administration Kit, page 59:
- This section discusses the process of configuring Apache to participate in WebLogic clusters. Apache is a Web server, the most popular one, actually.
- 2014, Matthew Helmke, Ubuntu Unleashed 2015 Edition: Covering 14.10 and 15.04, Sams Publishing, page 496:
- IBM made an early commitment to support and use Apache as the basis for its web offerings and has dedicated substantial resources to the project because it makes more sense to use an established, proven web server.
Apache (plural Apaches)
- Any of several Athabascan-speaking peoples of the American southwest excluding Navajo, i.e. Chiricahua, Jicarilla, Lipan, Mescalero, Plains Apache, or Western Apache.
- A person belonging to an Apache people.
- (historical) A Parisian gangster of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
- (military) AH-64 Apache, a U.S. military helicopter.
- (Parisian gangster): apache
- Apache on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Apaches (subculture) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Apache HTTP Server on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Boeing AH-64 Apache on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Ethnologue entry for Jicarilla Apache, apj
- Ethnologue entry for Lipan Apache, apl
- Ethnologue entry for Mescalero-Chiricahua, apm
- Ethnologue entry for Western Apache, apw
- an Apache (a member of the tribe)
- “Apache” in Duden online