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From graha...@telusplanet.net
Subject Re: Have some questions, also possible contract work up for grabs
Date Sat, 03 Jan 2004 05:15:05 GMT
Thank you very much for the information.  I appreciate it.

~Graham

Quoting QM <qm300@brandxdev.net>:

> 
> : Is Tomcat able to handle a steady 
> : stream of about 200 years efficiently without crashing, being unreliable,
> 
> : etc.. ? I personally don't know the limitations of it as I am fairly new to
> 
> : Java.
> 
> Most scalability/stability concerns have more to do with the application
> code (e.g. the WAR you run via Tomcat) and the JDK than the container.
> Tomcat is sandwiched between the two. Perhaps someone else on the list can
> provide some hard numbers re: their average load.
> 
> Also, pure statistics dictate that Tomcat itself is more thoroughly tested
> than any webapp run through it (assuming Tomcat is used for the webapp's
> dev & production). Most likely the bugs have already been discovered,
> especially in the 4.1 releases.  Tomcat 4's JSP compiler had a limited
> resource leak but that was it.
> 
> 
> :What would an ideal server be to handle that type of userbase?  Right now
> it's 
> :running on a 1ghz celeron with I believe 512mb of ram running linux.
> 
> Again, depends largely on the app.  There is no way to know this number
> unless the code has been profiled and load-tested.
> 
> -QM
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