Professional Apache Tomcat 6
By Vivek Chopra, Sing Li, Jeff Genender
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: October 2007
Pages: 629

With this comprehensive resource, you'll uncover the ins-and-outsof installing, configuring, and running the Apache Tomcat server.This book not only provides a line-by-line analysis ofconfiguration options, but also explores the features andcapabilities of Tomcat. You'll then gain the skills to solve thetype of problems that arise during all phases of systemadministration, including shared hosting, security, system testing,and performance testing and tuning.

Focusing exclusively on Tomcat 6, the book takes you through allof the latest architectural and performance changes. You'llprogress from basic Tomcat and web application configuration tomore advanced techniques for clustering, JDBC connectivity,logging, and much more. All of this will help you effectivelymanage and administer your Tomcat deployment.

What you will learn from this book

  • How to install the JVM and Tomcat on Windows and Unix/Linuxsystems
  • Steps for packaging and deploying web applications

  • Configuring Tomcat's internal HTTP protocol stack, including thenew APR and NIO Connectors

  • Deploying Tomcat with the Apache Web server or Microsoft IIS asthe front-end Web servers

  • Load balancing and clustering a farm of Tomcat servers

  • Ways to install Tomcat in virtual hosting situations

  • How to load test web applications deployed in Tomcat

  • Monitoring Tomcat servers in real-time by tapping intointernally maintained statistics

  • Techniques for providing scalability and high availability toweb applications

  • Performance tips and best practices for Tomcat 6

Who this book is for

This book is for J2EE system administrators and Java developerswho are responsible for Tomcat configuration, performance tuning,system security, or deployment architecture.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written byworking programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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