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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: Tomcat 3.2/3.3 Number of Java Processes Configurable??
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2000 18:23:07 GMT
Ron Bolin wrote:

> Is the number of spawned JVM process configurable? I have started
> looking,
> but so fare have not found a configuration file for determining the
> maximum number of JVM processes forked by the Tomcat watchdog.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Tomcat doesn't actually fork any processes at all ...

I would guess you are probably running on a Linux system with a JVM that
supports native threads, right?  If so, all those entries in a "ps"
display are actually threads, not processes.  The primary consumer of
threads is the connection pool, which you can tune to manage the number
of simultaneous connections that are supported by tweaking the values in

> Thanks
> Ron

Craig McClanahan

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