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From "Green, Jeffrey" <>
Subject RE: [OT] Apache and Tomcat together
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2004 18:51:07 GMT
Anyone know about the benefits / detriments of using mod_proxy?  It sets up
a heck of a lot easier than mod_jk2 and seems to offer the same
functionality.  A great doc on this is at
Anyone have any insights?  Having set up both mod_proxy and mod_jk2, I can
safely say that mod_proxy was much easier for me.

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher Schultz [] 
Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2004 10:36 AM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: Re: [OT] Apache and Tomcat together


>>Apache is faster for static content.
> Don't get Yoav started...

:) I have gotton him started on this, before. It's funny, though... last 
time I looked at the Tomcat Connector FAQ, it actually says flat out 
"Apache is faster than Tomcat at serving static content": It does qualify 
that statement by saying that unless you're talking about high traffic, 
then it doesn't really matter. However, they *do* make that claim.


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