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From "kmk kumar" <>
Subject Re: Hardware and Memory Requirements
Date Thu, 07 Aug 2003 18:45:24 GMT
Thanks Mourad

I am surpised that I could not find any document which talks about hardware 
and memory requirements for installing and running tomcat. I have other 
other applications running on the system and without the memory and h/w 
requirements it will be difficult for me.


>From: mourad jaber <>
>Reply-To: "Tomcat Users List" <>
>To: Tomcat Users List <>
>Subject: Re: Hardware and Memory Requirements
>Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 10:24:36 +0200
>There are no clear responses depending usage of tomcat !
>As a production plateform ( linux ), I'm using P4 2.4G with 1Go of ram and 
>as I'm using a data base on an other machine I don't take care of the disk 
>size but i't mirrored 18Go SCSI...
>As my dev plateform( linux ) is P3 1Go/512Mo of Ram and it is really to 
>much !
>But my webapp is using lot's of memory by formatting on the fly pdf, rtf 
>and gif files so I set my jvm environement to 512Mo, but basically I think 
>it set to 128 ( please correct if I'm wrong )...
>but I have an other tomcat runing on a shared plateform ( window$ )  with 
>several M$ asp web sites ( about 200000 hits/day ) and my tomcat is runing 
>well with an isapi filter to work with IIS and it is a bi-P3 Xeon 900Mhz 
>with 2Go of ECC sdram and about 200Go of hard drives... And it work very 
>well for a year :)
>So if it is only to try some basic webapps, don't worry, every today's 
>hardware configuration is enough to run tomcat ;)
>kmk kumar wrote:
>>Is there a document which talks about the hardware and memory requirements 
>>based on the platform on which tomcat is installed.
>>specifically looking for
>>1. How much disk space and memory does it require to install it.
>>2. How much memory it takes to run it.
>>Thanks for any help.
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