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Apache Tomcat 7 Essentials

By : Tanuj Khare
Book Image

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

Acknowledgement

I would like to express my gratitude to all the people who have helped me to make this book better. I thank Ranveer Chandel, who has helped me to provide high technical standards for this book.

I would like to thank Archana Kannoujia, who has patiently helped me to improve my writing style.

I would like to thank Mitesh Parikh and Giri Moturi for their support.

I would like to thank Usha Iyer, Vishal Bodwani, Susmita Panda, and everyone else at Packt Publishing for all their hard work to get this book published. A special thanks to Unnati Shah for her hard work and dedication to get this book published.

I would like to thank Ty Lim,Vidyasagar N V, and Zeeshan Chawdhury for providing their valuable guidance and support that helped me achieve the high technical standards.

And finally, I'd like to thank all my colleagues and friends, with whom I've worked throughout my career, for contributing to my professional development.