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From Florian Ebeling <>
Subject Re: Deploying TOMCAT on live production server
Date Mon, 03 Nov 2003 15:41:41 GMT
Sorry guys, but that's what all the literature says. He doesn't ask 
whether one should do this, but rather why this is being recommended all 
over the place.


Jean-Francois Arcand wrote:

> That's not true.
> Do your own tests and see if Apache + Tomcat or just Tomcat fullfill 
> your requirement. Tomcat 4.1.x in some case is as good as Apache/Tomcat.
> -- Jeanfrancois
> Florian Ebeling wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Apache is faster for static content and has shorter startup times. And 
>> HTTP implemenation is probably more mature in a pure HTTP server like 
>> apache.
>> Steve Jenkins wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Wonder if anyone can help. I keep reading that one should not deploy 
>>> TOMCAT on its' own on a live production server, that you should use 
>>> Apache as the main webserver redirecting through to TOMCAT - but I 
>>> don't find anywhere that says why.
>>> Why shouldn't you put just TOMCAT on a live production server? Why 
>>> should you use Apache & Tomcat?
>>> Anyone help?

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