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From "Jeff Kilbride" <j...@kilbride.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat vs. other app servers
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2001 22:16:40 GMT
Hi Scott,

That's great to hear. May I ask what environment you were running JRun under
and is it the same environment you're now using Tomcat under?

Thanks,
--jeff

----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Tatum" <scott.tatum@wcom.com>
To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 2:52 PM
Subject: Re: Tomcat vs. other app servers


> Before using Tomcat, our group had spent several k's on JRun 3.0
> application server. We have several Intranet applications that receive
> thousands of hits per day. Under JRun we were experiencing daily
> lockups. After Service Pack 2 for JRun 3 did not fix the problem, I
> tested out Tomcat 3.2.1.
>
> We eventually transitioned all of our jsp/servlet applications from JRun
> to Tomcat, and have not had a single lockup since. The Tomcat server
> also serves pages faster IMO. JRun does not support servlet reloading
> either.
> >From my experience, Tomcat has high degrees of performance, scalability,
> and especially reliability. The only issue I don't know much about is
> security. It is not as much of a concern to us as all of our
> applications are Intranet-only.
>
> Tomcat has been rock-solid for us and we hope to use it for all our
> future Intranet applications, and are looking forward to a production
> release of Tomcat 4.
>
> -Scott
>
> --
> Scott Tatum | scott.tatum@wcom.com
> Senior Applications Developer, Special Projects
> WorldCom | http://www.wcom.com/
>
> Henrik Ross wrote:
>
> > What are peoples opinions on Tomcat vs. other app servers?
> >
> > Performance, scalability, security, reliability?
> >
> > Can Tomcat function in a real production business environment?
>
>
>
>


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