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From Leon Rosenberg <rosenberg.l...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Why we need two servers (httpd and tomcat)
Date Fri, 01 May 2009 16:57:15 GMT
On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 6:25 PM, Pid <p@pidster.com> wrote:
> Leon Rosenberg wrote:
>> On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 6:01 PM, Christopher Schultz
>> <chris@christopherschultz.net> wrote:
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>>
>>> Amusingly enough, the way Tomcat serves static content as quickly as
>>> httpd does is by... using the same code used by httpd.
>>>
>>
>> no. unless you assume that http runs an embedded java vm inside.
>
> Eh?
>
> I think Chris was implying APR is the speediest way to serve static
> content from Tomcat, and that APR is used by HTTPD.

yes, but this is not really true, plain old java connector is still
the best in serving mixed type of content,
apr actually is only better for serving really LARGE files, which i
still assume to be an exception.

regards
Leon

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