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From Ivan <>
Subject Re: Deployment takes forever with many files
Date Thu, 30 Apr 2009 15:02:07 GMT
Does Geronimo output anything in the deployment process, could you please
show us those logs ?Ivan

2009/4/30 Patrick Kranz <>

> Sorry, I forgot to mention: I am doing a deployment with the --inPlace
> parameter, so the application is not being copied to the Geronimo
> repository.
> Greets,
> Patrick
> Patrick Kranz schrieb:
>  Hello list,
>> I´ve been working with Geronimo for some days now and I have a question
>> regarding the deployment process, especially about what happens behind the
>> scenes.
>> I am working on a project that has a lot of content (mainly JSPs but also
>> images, pdfs and so on). For the development environment this content is
>> reduced to a minimum, that is something around 800MB. The live system has
>> more data because customers can upload images and even small videos. This
>> data is placed on a file server and mounted via NFS on the development
>> machines, where the content is linked from the docroot using symbolic links.
>> If I start this scenario with Tomcat, the application start takes about
>> 3,5 minutes (really application startup, no copying of data). If I try the
>> same with Geronimo startup takes about 30 minutes with the system almost
>> being idle and enormous network traffic. If I copy all the static content to
>> my system and start geronimo it takes about 5 minutes.
>> So, my question is, what does Geronimo do in the background that causes
>> this startup time if the content is on a network share and can I prevent
>> this from happening?
>> Thanks in advance for every help!
>> Greets,
>> Patrick
>> Geronimo 2.1.4
>> System: Linux CentOS 5


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