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From Anand HS <anan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Optimal Settings to use Tomcat as a HTTP File Server
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2011 05:53:51 GMT
Thanks Charles and Sriram for your inputs.
Since my requirement is to just serve static content, I will consider apache
httpd for it.

Thanks.!
Anand

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 10:48 PM, Caldarale, Charles R <
Chuck.Caldarale@unisys.com> wrote:

> > From: Caldarale, Charles R
> > Subject: RE: Optimal Settings to use Tomcat as a HTTP File Server
>
> > > We plan to use tomcat to let users download static content
> > > ( media, executables etc.. ).
>
> > As much as I like Tomcat, I have to think it might be more
> > appropriate to use Apache httpd rather than Tomcat for pure
> > static content.
>
> I have to qualify my statement: if the *only* thing you're using Tomcat for
> is delivering static content, then httpd would be better.  If you have other
> reasons to use Tomcat (e.g., running servlets or JSPs), then by all means
> use it as your static content server as well.  You will generally see better
> performance overall by not having two servers in the mix forced to
> communicate with each other.
>
>  - Chuck
>
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