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From Matthew Kerle <>
Subject tomcat performance on static content over SSL/non-SSL
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2007 05:12:58 GMT
Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>> From: Matthew Kerle [] 
>> Subject: Re: Removing the port identifier
> Actually, that's not really true anymore.  The current Tomcat without
> APR is almost as fast as httpd for delivering non-SSL static content,
> and with APR it's pretty much the same for both non-SSL and SSL traffic
> (since it's the same code).  There are reasons to use httpd in front of
> Tomcat, but delivering static content isn't one of them.
really? that's pretty cool, I didn't know that. do you have any metrics?

Apart from integration into a larger site or static content, when would 
you put httpd in front of tomcat?


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