In this article:
the author says the following:
Apache will run CGI exe's and ISAPI dll's. However, because the ISAPI dll's are reloaded each time that they are called, they run at the same speed as an *.exe. (Thus, IIS is much faster.)
and from the Apache documentation of 2.4:
There is no capability within the Apache server to leave a requested module loaded. However, you may preload and keep a specific module loaded by using the following syntax in your httpd.conf......:
Is this still true for the latest stable version of Apache on windows?