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From "Caldarale, Charles R" <>
Subject RE: Removing the port identifier
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2007 05:04:22 GMT
> From: Matthew Kerle [] 
> Subject: Re: Removing the port identifier
> If the application has a lot of static content then it makes good 
> performance sense to put something in front of it, either apache or 
> squid. but that's probably not an issue in this case...;-p !

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.

 - Chuck

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