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From Ben Ricker <ben.ric...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Preferred Platform for Tomcat5
Date Fri, 04 Feb 2005 03:33:48 GMT
Well, I cannot say anything about AIX. I have the suspicion that the
issue is with the IBM JDK that is causing me headaches. Write once,
run anywhere my arse!

How did you know it was a Vice President who came up with the idea for
the migration!? :)


On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 16:08:56 -0800 (PST), John Najarian
<j-najarian@earthlink.net> wrote:
> LOL!
> 
> Ben, that was to funny.  I was just talking with a useless VP at Fidelity over the weekend
and he was saying how stable & great AIX was.  I laugh my butt off thinking some neanderthal
of technology can comment on things they know nothing about like that.  He hasn't done anything
technical in years and I don't know if he used Unix of any flavor.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Ricker <ben.ricker@gmail.com>
> Sent: Feb 3, 2005 1:22 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>,
>         Tomcat Users List <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>,
>         Tomcat Users List <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: Preferred Platform for Tomcat5
> 
> I have one word of advice: DON'T USE AIX! I am in the middle of a
> (forced) migration from Solaris to AIX and it sucks ball peen hammers.
> 
> The Solaris installs were running like a top for over a year. In
> another incarnation, I have Tomcat running for 4 years with nary an
> issue (just some issues with OOM errors when the DB started hanging on
> bad SQL).
> 
> Ben Ricker
> 
> On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 13:44:20 -0600, Paul <paul@mnwebhost.net> wrote:
> > I've usually used different distros of Linux.  Mainly Slackware (8.x,
> > 9.x & 10.x) for 32bit x86 machines and Fedora Core 3 x86_64 on the
> > Opteron systems.  I do stripped down installs, no X, no sound, etc..,
> > basically installing only what the server needs.
> >
> > So far so good.  The Slackware boxes have been running flawless for a
> > few years and have been updated from Tomcat 3.x up to 4.x numerous times
> > without problems.  Actually for production I only have Tomcat 5 on the
> > new FC3 machines, but I do have it on a Slackware development box and
> > haven't had an issue.
> >
> > All boxes are blazingly fast, but our bottleneck is usually mysql, not
> > tomcat.
> >
> > Slackware boxes
> > P4 3.06G w/ HT & 1-2GB ram
> > 2.4.2x kernels
> > s/w raid 0, mysql 4.0.x, jdk1.4.2, tomcat 4.1.x
> > 2-4 7.2K RPM PATA drives
> >
> > FC3 boxes
> > Tyan S2882 boards w/ two 242 Opterons & 4-6GB RAM
> > 3ware 9500S RAID controller (using raid5)
> > 6+ 10K RPM SATA drives
> > mysql 4.1.x & jdk1.5.x & tomcat 5.0.x
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > -Paul
> >
> >
> > Todd Reed wrote:
> >
> > >Excluding Windows, is there a particular platform that works better with
> > >Tomcat5?  What are members of this list using for a production
> > >installation of Tomcat?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
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> 
> --
> Ben Ricker
> He's just this guy, you know?
> 
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Ben Ricker
He's just this guy, you know?

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