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From Christine Ho <opensrc...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Performance proxy_ajp vs. mod_jk when TOMCAT integration with Apache
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2005 00:25:35 GMT
Hi,
   Can somebody tell me what the difference between
the proxy_ajp and mod_jk is. 

thanks,
Christine

--- Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:

> Xuekun Hu wrote:
> > Hi, 
> >>From performance point, which connector will be
> used for TOMCAT
> > intergration with Apache? proxy_ajp or mod_jk?
> > 
> > I read some docs which said mod_jk should have
> better performance than
> > proxying. While proxy_ajp in Apache2.1 is an
> addition to the mod_proxy
> > and uses Tomcat's AJP protocol stack. So I ask the
> upper question.
> > 
> 
> Right, both mod_jk and proxy_ajp have almost the
> same performance,
> and they are up to twice as fast compared with http
> mostly because
> of constant connection pool. AJP protocol gives it's
> share too
> by transferring less data across the wire.
> 
> If you are using Apache 2.1+ there is no need to use
> mod_jk and
> maintain additional module.
> 
> Regards,
> Mladen.
> 
>
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