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From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: Servlet/JSP Lifecycle and Performance
Date Sat, 06 Sep 2003 11:51:10 GMT
AFAIK, no such benchmarks have been made.

Once tomcat loads a servlet, it is loaded. Tomcat currently does not unload 
servlets due to lack of use.


Lukas Bradley wrote:

> All,
> Where can I get a description of how Tomcat handles a Servlet lifecycle from
> init() to removal from memory?  I'm interested in how long a Servlet is held
> in memory, and how long it remains inactive before it is removed from the
> Servlet pool.
> Also, are there performance statistics of the maximum number of Servlets
> used versus number of simultaneous requests?  In other words, if there are
> 1000 simultaneous requests, what is the performance sacrifice for having
> 2000 active servlets versus 200?  Assume memory and processing power is
> ample.
> Thanks for any and all information or comments.
> Lukas

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