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Web Server for Servlets

Gregg Bolinger
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I am just starting to try and learn servlets and I was wondering:
1. What is the most commonly used web server when embedding servlets?
2. Which web server do you prefer

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Bosun Bello
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I use Tomcat.

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Dave Vick
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It is easy to set up and configure too!!

Matthew Phillips
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I give two thumbs up to Tomcat.

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Gregg Bolinger
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I am thinking everyone likes Tomcat? I don't know, maybe I am reading too much into the responses.
Thanks guys!!
Rick Prevett
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I'm currently doing the the Cattle Drive here at the JavaRanch. In order to complete the Servlet assignments there, they recommend the Orion server. See the CattleDrive / Servlet Assignment 1.
I was able to pull it down and install it with no problems (just follow the directions). Runs great for local testing of servlets for me.
Eric Peterson
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I would just like to put in a plug for Caucho's Resin. It supports Servlet 2.3/JSP 2.2 specs, has great xml support and other extremely handy features like auto-compilation of servlets and beans. BTW, on my system at home I have Resin, Tomcat 4, Macromedia's JRun and New Atlanta's ServletExec and they all have their respective nice features.

Eric Peterson
I agree. Here's the link:
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