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deepak borole

Joined: Nov 13, 2005
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are there any free web hosting for java applications which includes jsp, servlets and needs web server support.

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Joe Ess

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Probably not. For free you can get some static web space and very limited bandwidth. For $15/month, you can get what you describe.
Personally, I have a DSL line with a static IP address. Then I can experement with various back end technologies without some anonymous admin pulling the strings.

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Ulf Dittmer

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Scott Selikoff
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Not really, and you want to be careful of shared Java Web hosting. For this one company I tried, the JSP/Servlets went down all the time because other people wrote bad code and the environment was shared. JVMs are much more sensitive than most servers for JSPs/Servlet and shared hosting can be a big pain.

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Jessica Sant

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moving this to the Servlets forum -- where these kind of questions come up more frequently.

Please post your replies there, thanks!
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