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From "Remy Maucherat" <>
Subject Re: Tomcat as a standalone webserver. Why not?
Date Fri, 02 Jun 2006 16:19:56 GMT
On 6/2/06, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:
> IMO, if you need to move out of "pure Java" in your Java Web
> Server to get acceptable performance, then why use it in
> the first place? Plus, if you are "concerned" about the
> security of Apache (cause it's nasty C) and therefore
> want to use a Java Web Server, then using JNI means
> you've left that warm and safe place, since you are
> no longer "safe" in a pure Java environment.
> Web Servers are web servers primarily, focused on
> HTTP, compliance, speed and capability. Use the
> right tool for the right job :)

We know what your company recommends, thank you very much :)

Do you also mean to imply that the network code in the JVM is not
native, and cannot have any security problem, etc ? Using APR replaces
that native code and uses the one from the ASF instead.

Rémy Maucherat
Developer & Consultant
JBoss Inc

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