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From George Sexton <>
Subject Re: Tomcat 8 reliability/performance on Windows 2008 R2 Server vs. RHEL/CentOS
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:57:31 GMT

On 9/30/2015 2:23 PM, Jason Britton wrote:
> Hello Good People -
> We currently have multiple Tomcat instances deployed on RHEL in production
> with no issues but I am getting asked why we shouldn't migrate everything
> to run on Windows 2008 R2 Server instead.  My stomach churns at the thought

Aside from the fact it's 7 years old and it's already past mainstream 
end of life and is only in extended support at this time?

> but I am looking for more concrete information about why this could be
> problematic vs. running Tomcat on RHEL/CentOS.  My gut says far more Tomcat
> deployments in production are done on top of Linux based OS's vs. Windows.
> Any thoughts on making an argument for one OS vs another in deploying
> Tomcat 8?  Thanks for your thoughts,
> Jason

George Sexton
*MH Software, Inc.*
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