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From Kief Morris <>
Subject Re: Why use a web server with Tomcat ?
Date Wed, 27 Dec 2000 16:00:39 GMT
Rui Coelho typed the following on 02:10 PM 12/27/2000 +0000
>What is the reason for using a web server (IIS, Apache, ...) with Tomcat
>when you don't have a lot of static content ?
>I'm thinking of using Tomcat for a pushlet (which uses a dedicate connection
>for receiving events) and I don't want to hang all the web server threads on
>this dedicate connections. I don't

You might consider pointing directly to Tomcat for this purpose, and have
Apache handle images and any other static files. 

Kief Morris
Director of Technology
bitBull Ltd.
phone +44 020 7598 9938 
fax  +44 020 7460 4081

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