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From Paul Taylor <paul_t...@fastmail.fm>
Subject Re: Please recommend a Low Cost Tomcat Hosting platform
Date Mon, 10 Jan 2005 12:03:11 GMT
Ok,
Well I decided to try kgbinternet.com instead and its exactly what I 
wanted. You have complete control over configuration and Ive encoutered 
no problems so far, and its considerably cheaper.

Mark Benussi wrote:

> H Paul,
>
> Yes in terms of the logging and connection pooling I had that problem 
> and so I implemented the commons database pooling and use log4j to do 
> my logging.
>
> Sorry it wasn't so clear for you....
>
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: Paul Taylor <paul_t100@fastmail.fm>
> Reply-To: paul_t100@fastmail.fm
> To: Mark Benussi <mark_benussi@hotmail.com>,Tomcat Users List 
> <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: Please recommend a Low Cost Tomcat Hosting platform
> Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2005 15:36:32 +0000
>
> Review of noname.net
>
> I made the mistake of selecting a Shared VM trial thinking I could get 
> way with it but I couldnt.
> I managed to get my basic application running, although deployment was 
> a very hit a and miss affair, Tomcat Manager didnt work properly  and 
> I didnt receive satisfactory explanations of what was going on. But I 
> wanted to implement database connection pooling and changes to the 
> tomcat logging and this was not possible so I requested an upgrade to 
> a trial to a private JVM, but was told only one trial per customer is 
> allowed.
>
> At least they give a free trial but Im checking out 
> http://www.servlets.com/isps/ and deciding on someone else to try.
>
> Paul
>
> Mark Benussi wrote:
>
>> Let me know how you get on Paul, and feel free to let them know I 
>> referred you ; )
>>
>> As a tip I would recommend the following:
>>
>> If you have any custom XMl with external DTD then ask them to make 
>> sure your account has external access to retrieve the DTD's (They 
>> don't do this by default). Also if you need SSL ask them now as they 
>> need to do some specifics with your host IP address.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Mark Benussi
>>
>> ----Original Message Follows----
>> From: Paul Taylor <paul_t100@fastmail.fm>
>> Reply-To: paul_t100@fastmail.fm
>> To: paul_t100@fastmail.fm
>> CC: Tomcat Users List <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
>> Subject: Re: Please recommend a Low Cost Tomcat Hosting platform
>> Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2005 16:26:40 +0000
>>
>> I've taken a look at the recommended options and this is my view from 
>> looking at the Websites provided.
>>
>> 1. WebConnexions has very little information regarding JSPs (there is 
>> only one question regarding Java on Support) and the pricing ids 
>> unfairly skewed to be cheaper for US accounts. Im a bit dubious about 
>> it because I have already signed up with a supposed Java Host and 
>> found it lacking.
>> 2. MythicBeasts is very flexible but would require me to deal with 
>> the administration of the whole machine which isnt something I really 
>> want todo, having deployed by application I want to just leave it be 
>> as much as possible.
>> 3. NameOnTheNet looks promising, they only seem to do Java Hosting 
>> and there is alot of support information and they are based in the UK 
>> so I think I might give them a try.
>> 4. AssortedInternet look OK, but they seem to cover so many different 
>> types of hosting I am unsure of how important Java Hosting is, also 
>> based in US.
>>
>> Paul Taylor wrote:
>>
>>> Hi
>>> I have a Tomcat 4 Application ready to deploy as a WAR. It uses 
>>> database pooling to connect to a MYSQL database. I recently selected 
>>> a Tomcat hosting platform to deploy my application but the 
>>> deployment is non -standard you have to copy various parts of the 
>>> WAR to different locations which dont match the standard deployment 
>>> and it doesnt use database pooling to connect to MYSQL. I have been 
>>> unable to get my application to run on it because these issues.
>>>
>>> This is not a high performance website and I do not need/cannot 
>>> afford a dedicated server I just want to easily be able to deploy my 
>>> application.
>>>
>>> I am based in the UK so a UK/English Speaking host would be preferable.
>>>
>>> Could anyone recommend a hostthat provides this straight forward 
>>> deployment facilities.
>>> Thanks paul
>>>
>>
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