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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: mod_proxy_ajp or mod_proxy_http?
Date Thu, 14 Jun 2007 17:21:37 GMT
Bill Stoddard wrote:
> I'm trying to understand why mod_proxy_ajp exists and what it provides
> that mod_proxy_http doesn't.
> ajp13 is a binary protocol which should make the ajp13 tomcat connector
> a bit more efficient than the http11 connector; an incremental
> performance improvement. obtained at the expense of added complexity.
> Does mod_proxy_ajp provide any other function not available in
> mod_proxy_http? I'm trying to decide which horse to put my chips on :-)

If it works, mod_proxy_ajp - efficient fast and slightly easier to secure.

When it doesn't, hands down, mod_proxy_http.  Awfully hard to decipher ajp13
when diagnosing issues through ethereal or similar.

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