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From "Caldarale, Charles R" <Chuck.Caldar...@unisys.com>
Subject RE: Tomcat 5.5 and keep-alive and http connector
Date Thu, 03 Apr 2008 12:28:26 GMT
> From: Andrew Miehs [mailto:andrew@2sheds.de] 
> Subject: Re: Tomcat 5.5 and keep-alive and http connector
> 
> Does tomcat
> a) Assign a connection to a single thread and only use this 
> thread for the connection until the connection is closed?
>    or
> b) Assign a request to a thread, and return the thread back 
> to a controlling thread on completion of the request?
> 
> My understanding is that the answer is 'A' except for the 
> case of NIO and Tomcat 6.

I believe you are correct, but I'd like to hear from Filip H to make
sure.

> BTW: The last thing I heard is that APR is still recommended 
> for performance and stability over TC 6 NIO - or do you have 
> any newer info?

I think the only significant performance difference is with SSL - the
OpenSSL package is noticeably faster than JCE.  I'm not aware of any
stability issues with either.

 - Chuck


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