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From "Remy Maucherat" <remy.mauche...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat as a standalone webserver. Why not?
Date Thu, 01 Jun 2006 21:48:28 GMT
On 6/1/06, Michael Echerer <mech@tngtech.com> wrote:
> Danny Lee wrote:
> > Hi guys!
> >
> > I wondering if it's really so good to use Tomcat behind "a real" web
> > server like Apache or IIS.
> >
>
> In case you have a lot of HTTPS traffic, you'll find that having Apache
> handle SSL is faster than the Java implementation that Tomcat can offer.
>
> IMHO for HTTP traffic performance is "almost" comparable as long as you
> don't need 100% perf, but for HTTPS Apache is definitely better already
> with not so many concurrent requests.

Great post. And now, for the real information:
http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/apr.html

:)

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