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From "Leon Rosenberg" <>
Subject Re: Rephrased: Maximum number of simultaneous HTTP connections
Date Mon, 03 Apr 2006 12:33:38 GMT
On 4/3/06, Rajeev Jha <> wrote:
> Remy Maucherat wrote:
> >
> >
> >Yes, but you need the 5000 or so threads to do this, and there's no
> >workaround. So it is the real problem since it forces you to use
> >polling.
> >
> >
> >
> How about bypassing the servlets alltogether?
> we can take any exisitng http/ajp13 connector code and replace the
> servlet container service calls with our own hooks (i.e. chat backend).
> The  # of open sockets  would still be very high but number of threads
> servicing these sockets can be controlled.
> what would be the biggest concern in writing such a connector ?

Why then using tomcat at all? What's wrong with writing own app, which
listens on a socket and does whatever it has to do? Before you have to
rape tomcat to perform a task it was never designed for...


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