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From "Preston L. Bannister" <pres...@bannister.us>
Subject Re: Challenges for Java hosting
Date Thu, 06 Apr 2006 17:20:53 GMT
Well, that is one definition of "real applications".   There are other
definitions.  :)


On 4/6/06, Tino Schwarze <tino.schwarze@tisc.de> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 09:15:17AM -0700, Preston L. Bannister wrote:
>
> > You have to consider how (or if) to allow for long-running background
> > threads.  Successive requests for the same user will not use the JVM
> > (whether this counts as an advantage or disadvantage is debatable).  The
> JVM
> > isn't going to be optimizing code.
>
> The point of using an application server (instead of e.g. PHP) is that
> it maintains state on the server. You lose this by using fork(). So it's
> not going to work at all for real applications since your application
> "returns" to it's previous state after every request.
>
> Bye, Tino.
>
>
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