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From Peter Davison <>
Subject Re: Why Use apache
Date Wed, 02 May 2001 15:03:39 GMT
In a word: "speed".

Tomcat is a java application, which runs in a JVM and because of this it runs
fairly slowly.
Apache is (AFAIK) written in C and runs native, and therefore is a lot 


On Wed, 2 May 2001 09:48:24 -0500 
"Skinner, Dallas M" <> wrote:

RPD> Excuse me if this question is obvious.  If Tomcat can be run in a standalone
RPD> mode, why should it be used in conjunction with apache?
RPD> Thanks
RPD> Dallas Skinner

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