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From Michael Finney <finneyj...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Tomcat on Linux training
Date Wed, 18 Dec 2002 20:54:26 GMT
Ah.  I understand.   Thank you.

Michael


--- "Turner, John" <JTurner@AAS.com> wrote:
> 
> My point is that if the person is in charge of a
> production machine, then
> they already know how to take care of the things
> that are different because
> of operating system.
> 
> For Tomcat, you do not set up WindowsVar1,
> WindowsVar2, and on Unix
> UnixVar1, UnixVar2.  You set up Var1 and Var2.  How
> you do that differs by
> platform, but it doesn't change the functionality of
> Tomcat (Write Once, Run
> Anywhere, right?).  For example, you need to set
> CATALINA_HOME as a
> system-level environment variable.  How you do that
> is completely different
> on Windows vs. UNIX/Linux, but that requirement is
> identical regardless of
> platform.
> 
> The assumption being that when told "set up an
> environment variable called
> CATALINA_HOME and set it to the place where Tomcat
> is installed" the person
> doing the installing understands what that means,
> since it's an OS thing,
> NOT a Tomcat thing.  I think it's reasonable to
> assume that someone "in
> charge" of a production machine would know how to do
> something like that,
> and I also think its reasonable not to expect a book
> on Tomcat to detail
> every possible scenario that someone might
> encounter...the book would be
> 1200 pages instead of 450 pages.
> 
> There are several HOWTOs available for various
> operating systems, that
> detail step by step what to do.  I've written
> several myself and have used
> others written by other posters.
> 
> That said, the book I mentioned covers Windows and
> Linux for sure, not that
> it really matters past initial installation.
> 
> John
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Michael Finney [mailto:finneyjobs@yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2002 2:38 PM
> > To: Tomcat Users List
> > Subject: RE: Tomcat on Linux training
> > 
> > 
> > The point of the training is for a person in
> charge of
> > the production machine.  So it is relevant.  Also,
> the
> > person is not someone who programs for a living.
> > 
> > I do, but the person in question does not.
> > 
> > Michael
> > 
> > 
> > --- "Turner, John" <JTurner@AAS.com> wrote:
> > > 
> > > For Tomcat only, platform is pretty irrelevant. 
> The
> > > use of Tomcat is the
> > > same.
> > > 
> > > The only differences are setting things up like
> > > environment variables,
> > > services, etc. which differ from platform to
> > > platform, but as far as using
> > > Tomcat, configuring Tomcat, writing apps, etc.
> the
> > > actual OS platform is
> > > pretty irrelevant until you get into production
> and
> > > have to consider things
> > > like resource usage, stability, etc.
> > > 
> > > John
> > > 
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Michael Finney
> [mailto:finneyjobs@yahoo.com]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2002 2:31 PM
> > > > To: Tomcat Users List
> > > > Subject: RE: Tomcat on Linux training
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > Thank you all.  Yes the list is great,  Of
> course,
> > > > some people learn better in a classroom
> setting. 
> > > I
> > > > will share this knowledge with my friend and
> see
> > > if
> > > > the person learns better via books, mail
> messages,
> > > or
> > > > classrooms.  
> > > > 
> > > > Does the book specifically cover Linux
> deployments
> > > and
> > > > management?
> > > > From some, Linux seems a lot tougher to mess
> with
> > > than
> > > > Windows.  I would hate to throw someone a book
> > > when a
> > > > classroom may assist them better.
> > > > 
> > > > Michael
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > --- "Turner, John" <JTurner@AAS.com> wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > I've been reviewing "Professional Apache
> Tomcat"
> > > > > from Wrox Press the last
> > > > > few days, it's pretty good.  Other than
> that, I
> > > > > would say this list. :)
> > > > > 
> > > > > John
> > > > > 
> > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > From: Michael Finney
> > > [mailto:finneyjobs@yahoo.com]
> > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2002 1:55 PM
> > > > > > To: Tomcat Users List
> > > > > > Subject: Tomcat on Linux training
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Anyone recommend some good training in
> regards
> > > to
> > > > > > Tomcat on Linux? 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Deployment and management training on a
> Linux
> > > > > > environment is what is desired.  JSP
> training
> > > is
> > > > > not
> > > > > > desired.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > Michael
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 
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