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From "James Cook" <jimc...@iname.com>
Subject Re: Resin vs Tomcat
Date Wed, 19 Apr 2000 15:40:28 GMT
I was under the impression that Resin is all-Java and opensource as well. It
also claims to be up to 3 times faster than Tomcat.

http://www.caucho.com/

jim

----- Original Message -----
From: Bob Byron <bbyron@MailAndNews.com>
To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2000 10:30 AM
Subject: RE: Resin vs Tomcat


> When JDK 1.3 is released, Tomcat's performance will improve simply as a
result
> of the increased performance of the new JDK (via hotspot).  As for
optimized
> code, I will defer that to the Tomcat developers.  I can't say that Resin
is a
> great, good or bad product since I have never used it.  But with Tomcat
you do
> have a lot of pluses.
>
> Tomcat is pure Java, hence it is multi-platform.
> Tomcat is open source, hence the developer community is vast and you if
you
> have an unresolved problem, you can fix it yourself.
> Tomcat is commercial grade, hence it is available for enterprises to use.
> Tomcat is free, hence the price is right.
>
> In the end, if you really feel strongly about Resin, go for it, you can
always
> come back to Tomcat.  But I will stick with Tomcat and make sure my
> architecture is n-tier based.  Then if performance becomes an issue, I
will
> simply throw hardware at the problem.
>
>
> >===== Original Message From tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org =====
> >I am trying to decide which servlet engine/web server to develop and
deploy
> >with.  The website I'm working on is 100% servlets.
> >
> >I have heard that Resin is much faster than Tomcat.  Will future versions
of
> >Tomcat ever focus on improving performance?
> >
> >What are the relative strengths and weaknesses of each?
> >
> >Besides speed, why would I want to use one over the other?
> >
> >Michael P. McCutcheon
> >
> >
> >
>
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