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Choosing a webserver

K Bridson

Joined: Jun 07, 2001
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I am looking for a webserver that supports JSP. What are the options?
Jim Yingst

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
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Your best bet would be to post this in the JSP forum - I'll move it there now.

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Bosun Bello
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Joined: Nov 06, 2000
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Try Tomcat.

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ruilin yang
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Joined: Feb 25, 2001
Posts: 334
I suppose you looking for Java application server. They can be JRun - good interface and simple to use $5000.
Tomcat - free
All these servers can be connected to an external webserver.
Zoe Peng
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Joined: Nov 27, 2000
Posts: 112
if u use tomcat, u'll get help a lot here.
if u use Jrun, the configuration will easier for u.
it really depenses. I use Jrun before. i use Tomcat now.
Bhavani Giritharan

Joined: May 09, 2001
Posts: 7
If you wanna buy a software then best option from my experience would be WebSphere appication server, coz it has debugging options, which is a big headache in JSP.
If you are looking for free servers then Tomcat and many other servers are available.

Bhavani Giritharan,
Zensar Technologies

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Sandeep Jain
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Joined: Oct 25, 2000
Posts: 124
I Feel U can either go for apache with tomcat or JRun server.Both the Servers are pretty reliable and are availabe for free on the net .
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Sandeep Jain

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Kenneth Bridson

Joined: Jun 07, 2001
Posts: 1

Thanks for the suggestions.Aside from platform independence what are the advantages of using JSP ?
Steve Chernyak
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Joined: Oct 19, 2000
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Opposed to what?
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Joined: Apr 18, 2001
Posts: 46
The best option today is "TOMCAT". This is actually not a web server. It is an implementation but acts like a web server if used with JDK and JSDK. Better than any other web server. Take the latest version. The advantages are:
1. Freely available
2. Open Source
3. Good response time
4. Supports all of the APIs and servlets.
5. Supports the user programmed APIs/Packages
6. All other supports like session maintenance are supported like any web server.
7. Available for all OS except 95/98.

Originally posted by K Bridson:

I am looking for a webserver that supports JSP. What are the options?

Vikas Aggarwal
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