This server has a couple special considerations that make it a little bit different than many traditional webservers. Primarily it has to do with the maintenance patterns. Several people might be working on a page over the course of a semester and because most of the users are students, there will inevitably be several changes in maintainer over the life of a page. Also, the people collaborating on a site could have very little interaction with each other outside of their work on the pages.

There are a number of priorities that need to be balanced and they are ranked as follows: