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From Pid <...@pidster.com>
Subject Re: tomcat http connector
Date Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:19:14 GMT
On 22/11/2011 20:08, André Warnier wrote:
> Pid wrote:
>> On 22/11/2011 16:21, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>>>> From: Shanti Suresh [mailto:shanti@umich.edu] Subject: Re: tomcat
>>>> http connector
>>>> Tomcat's built-in HTTP connector can be used for production if your
>>>> production traffic is light.  It is advisable to front-end
>>>> Tomcat with Apache.
>>> Sorry, that's just BS.  Back in the Tomcat 3 or 4 days, it was true
>>> to some extent, but performance of Tomcat without httpd has been
>>> demonstrated to be equal or better.
>>
>> I agree with Chuck.
>>
>>>> Apache's I/O is superior to Tomcat.
>>> Another incorrect statement; with Tomcat's APR connector, the I/O is
>>> identical - since it's all the same code.  Regardless, as Pid pointed
>>> out, overall performance is rarely limited by the connector; the
>>> application architecture is the critical factor.
>>
>> +1
>>
>>>> front-ending Tomcat with Apache also gives you access to the
>>>> powerful traffic filtering, security and other modules that are
>>>> available for Apache.
>>
>> Tsk, tsk.
>>
> -1. (to the tsk, tsk I mean).  Because that part is true.  There are a
> whole bunch of add-on modules for Apache httpd which have no equivalent
> (yet) in the Tomcat world.
> (Or they are much more difficult to find).

I'm increasingly less keen on employing a jack-of-all trades approach in
the use of HTTPD e.g. traffic filtering.  That is a network problem.


p


>> p
>>
>>
>>> And introduces configuration complexity and a greater opportunity to
>>> create attack vectors due to seemingly innocuous configuration errors.
>>>
>>>  - Chuck
>>>
> But that's also true.
> 
> So the real answer is, as usual, "it depends"..
> 
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