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From "Henri Gomez" <>
Subject Re: Osgifing Tomcat
Date Fri, 25 Apr 2008 19:17:19 GMT
>  But I think the main question is if it's worth it - there is a lot of
>  complexity and many things that can go wrong. Very few advanced users
>  will be able to use this - in particular if they have production
>  environments and some release testing is required ( i.e. it would be
>  quite hard to automate and test what will happen in gapless case). The
>  alternative - having multiple machines/VMs running different versions
>  behind a load balancer - is quite safe and I suspect the 'advanced
>  users' who may need gapless would be better off using the old way.
>  I mean - if you run your app out of a single VM, probably you won't
>  need gapless, and if you already have load balancing/failover/multiple
>  servers - you have a better/safer solution.


BTW, I see OSGI for another purpose, creating a more modular Tomcat.

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