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From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: Tomcat-Apache vs. Jrun-Iplanet
Date Fri, 09 Jan 2004 22:32:33 GMT
1) Look at the Tomcat Coyote connectors.
2) Look at raw apache performace (like a 1 pixel gif) - and make sure that 
this test works fast before adding tomcat into the mix


Chris Boyce wrote:
> We are in the process of trying to migrate from a JRun 3.1/IPlanet
> environment to Tomcat 4.1.29 and Apache 1.3.29 (with the mod_jk
> connector), and we are running into some significant performance
> problems.  We are running on Solaris 8.  Apache is tuned and compiled as
> recommended by apache's tuning guide.
> Without any real load on the machine, we see a large discrepancy in
> response times between Tomcat/Apache and Jrun/Iplanet.  Running a simple
> probe of a tiny test jsp - which simply adds 1+1 and displays the result
> - we are seeing a request response time of 4ms with Jrun and 104ms with
> Tomcat.  The same JVM is used for both, with the same command line
> options.
> Again, this is not a question about load tolerance.  We are hoping to
> improve the "raw" response time of Tomcat/Apache to be closer to that of
> Jrun/Iplanet (if possible).  Our server.xml and sample jsp are below.  A
> 100ms difference between the two environments seems like a lot for such
> a simple request.  
> Thank you for any suggestions.
> server.xml:
> ----------
> <Server port="8005" shutdown="SHUTDOWN" debug="0">
>   <Service name="Tomcat-Apache">
>     <Connector className="org.apache.ajp.tomcat4.Ajp13Connector"
> port="8009" minProcessors="5" maxProcessors="150" acceptCount="10"
> debug="0"/>

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