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From Timothy Fisher <trfishe...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Tomcat vs. Apache/Tomcat
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2001 16:04:51 GMT
Thanks Randy!

Tim
--- Kemp Randy-W18971 <Randy.L.Kemp@motorola.com>
wrote:
> It would mean speed and performance.  But Tomcat 4.X
> has a standard http
> reference that's supposed to work well.  So you
> could effectively handle all
> your work with Tomcat 4.x. 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Timothy Fisher [mailto:trfishermi@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2001 8:23 AM
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Tomcat vs. Apache/Tomcat
> 
> 
> Can you tell me what you mean by 
> "Apache can handle static pages better"
> 
> Thats a very broad statement.
> Do you mean better performance?  More standards
> compliant?   
> 
> So far, based on what you said, if I'm not
> interested
> in other languages, i.e. perl, php, etc, there is
> not
> a strong reason to use Apache as opposed to just
> Tomcat.
> 
> Tim
> 
> --- Kemp Randy-W18971 <Randy.L.Kemp@motorola.com>
> wrote:
> > If you look into the Tomcat archives, this was
> > answered a few days ago.  But
> > to recap, some reasons for running Apache with
> > Tomcat:
> > 1.  Apache can handle static pages better (plain
> > HTML).
> > 2.  Apache has great security and logging
> > capacities.
> > 3.  Apache can handle applications in other
> > languages, like Perl, Python,
> > and PHP.  This is great if you are using packages,
> > like administration tools
> > for open source databases, like mysql and
> > postgresql.
> >   Now there are other reasons, but this is a good
> > start.
> >   Now technically, the term Application server
> > usually refers to a Java
> > based server that runs J2EE (static pages,
> servlets,
> > JSP, and EJB).  If you
> > throw in an open source, EJB server
> (www.jboss.org,
> > www.evidian.com/jonas,
> > www.openejb.org) with Tomcat, then you will have
> an
> > application server.
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Timothy Fisher [mailto:trfishermi@yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:03 PM
> > To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: Tomcat vs. Apache/Tomcat
> > 
> > 
> > Can someone explain the advantages of using Tomcat
> > with Apache, as opposed to using Tomcat as both
> web
> > server and app server?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Tim
> 
> 
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