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From Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <devli...@hanik.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat native.
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2007 14:35:09 GMT
Leon Rosenberg wrote:
> On 8/8/07, Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <devlists@hanik.com> wrote:
>   
>> Alec Bickerton wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I've only recently returned to using tomcat since tomcat 4.0.1 and I
>>> note that things have moved on somewhat. I'm currently working with
>>> the Tomcat 5.5.xx line. I would like to know is :
>>>
>>> What exactly is the advantage of using the tomcat-native library?
>>>       
>> no longer having maxThreads==maxConnections, with the native library you
>> can have more open connections than you have threads in Tomcat
>>     
>
> Can't you do the same with NIO connector without relying on c code?
> Leon
>   
yes, but not in Tomcat 5.5, we don't have the NIO connector until 6

Filip
> .
>   
>> Also, for SSL you can use openSSL, much faster than Java SSL
>>
>> Filip
>>     
>>> I work with some fairly large Linux cluster, that typically have more
>>> than 2 tomcat instances for physical server. These machines have a
>>> large number of request and use a significant amount of RAM as you'd
>>> expect.
>>>
>>> The Web page states.
>>> Advanced IO functionality, OS level functionality and Native process
>>> handling .
>>>
>>> Which is all very good, but it doesn't tell me what I need to know in
>>> order the convince the people higher up the food chain, to at using it.
>>> From the testing I've done, performance difference is marginal at best
>>> and memory usage is virtually the same as without.
>>>
>>> What real world impact will this have on applications that don't use
>>> OpenSSL, but do need lots of thread and lots of memory.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Alec
>>>
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