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Alan Watts

Joined: May 14, 2001
Posts: 28
Hi there,
I've heard it loosely mentioned that Tomcat can't really be used for commercial applications. Is this really true? What are its limitations with respect to other commercial servlet engines?
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13025
Some sites are using Tomcat commercially, but there are for-pay servers that are faster and better supported so you get what you pay for.
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Joined: Jun 03, 2000
Posts: 5040

...heard it loosely mentioned...
Man! you got lucky by saying this, if not
it would disappoint so many peoply...
ever wonder how many downloads there are
for Tomcat ...about 60000+ per month!
sorry I couldn't find the link where they
have these stats....
- satya

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karl koch
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Joined: May 25, 2001
Posts: 388
i heard that it compares quite good to other engines regarding it's price. and talking about support i quess that you get very good support from all the tomcat users (eg. has a goof FAQ and forum on it).
To serve static HTML, you should combine it with apache.
Alan Watts

Joined: May 14, 2001
Posts: 28
Many people drive Ladas as well. The following discussions shed a little more light on the subject:
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Tomcat
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