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From John Turner <tomcat-u...@johnturner.com>
Subject Re: Do I need Apache ?
Date Mon, 14 Apr 2003 15:26:19 GMT

There's no reason to use Apache with Tomcat unless you have the need.  Only 
you can determine that need, by trying your web application under load in 
both scenarios, or if you must have a feature that only Apache can support, 
like a custom module.

John

On Mon, 14 Apr 2003 16:52:57 +0200, Jean-Christian Gagne <jean- 
christian.gagne@prasahewitt.ch> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
>
> My question is about web application deployment infrastructure. A common 
> scenario seems to be Apache+Tomcat. In a previous thread, I found a link 
> to a message  discussing why Apache (http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml- 
> cocoon-dev&m=104441321803644&w=2) . But the author of the message doesn't 
> like Tomcat and his analysis may be biaised. What is your opinion ?  Is 
> Tomcat secure/stable enough to use it without Apache ?  The answer is 
> probably "It depends"...
>
> Our profile: Tomcat 4.x (latest stable release), https, Windows NT, 
> firewalls, authentication with "Login form", Struts, file uploads, few 
> static resources (images, css), dynamic document generation (images, pdf, 
> zip), moderate traffic, maybe single sign-on, ...
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
> Jean-Christian Gagné
> PRASA Hewitt - Software engineer
> jean-christian.gagne@prasahewitt.ch www.prasahewitt.ch



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