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Apache Tomcat 7 Essentials

By : Tanuj Khare
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Apache Tomcat 7 Essentials

By: Tanuj Khare

Overview of this book

Apache Tomcat (or simply Tomcat) is an open source servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). The latest major stable release, Apache Tomcat version 7 implements the Servlet 3 and JavaServer Pages 2 specifications from the Java Community Process, and includes many additional features that make it a useful platform for developing and deploying web applications and web services.Apache Tomcat 7 Essentials follows a practical approach to teach installing, configuring, and maintaining Tomcat. It helps you to understand the middle architecture for hosting multiple websites and also provides the confidence to implement middleware support. It imparts to you the capacity to resolve migration issues and also provides regular maintenance solutions. This is the first and only book to cover upgrading to Tomcat 7 from previous versions.The journey of the reader starts at the beginner level and ends at the expert level. The content is designed in such a way that it balances the theory and practical approach for understanding concepts related to handling middle ware and web issues.In this book, you will go through a three-phase life cycle. The first cycle consists of installation, configuration of Tomcat 7 on different OS, and other configurations related to JDBC, port, deployment etc. The second phase deals with the building of enterprise application setup and high availability architecture (clustering load balancing). The third and critical phase will teach you to handle critical issues, performance tuning, and best practices for various environment stacks like dev/QA/stage/production.This book gives you a wider vision of using Tomcat 7 in web technologies and the skill to optimize their performance using Apache Tomcat 7.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Apache Tomcat 7 Essentials
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgement
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface

About the Author

Tanuj Khare has been a professional in IT for over six years. He is involved in process improvements using the ITIL framework and techniques such as Lean Six Sigma. He is MCSA and ITIL certified, and has expertise in handling critical production server issues. He also has a track record of dealing with many complex problems. His quick resolution to issues faced in the production environment has helped his team and clients in a big way.

Tanuj has Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in Tomcat, WebLogic, and JBoss server administration. His experience includes working with large-enterprise web hosting environments for J2EE containers with small teams, and his quick turnaround time gave on-time delivery. Apart from this, his technical expertise in Root Cause Analysis, Problem Management, Migration of enterprise applications, and upgrade of web application servers are commendable. Up to now, he has migrated more than 100 enterprise applications and upgraded J2EE web applications. He has also managed environments with over 1000 middleware instances.

Apart from work life, Tanuj enjoys playing Table Tennis and exploring new technologies. He is a good dancer. This is his first book.