This week's giveaway is in the Android forum.
We're giving away four copies of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons and have Godfrey Nolan on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Servlets and the fly likes deploy web application as a standalone zip ? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons this week in the Android forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Servlets
Bookmark "deploy web application as a standalone zip ?" Watch "deploy web application as a standalone zip ?" New topic
Author

deploy web application as a standalone zip ?

Edward Chen
Ranch Hand

Joined: Dec 23, 2003
Posts: 798
Currently I have a jsp/servlet application running in Tomcat 5. One client, however, wants to host the application in his own office. Then we need to package a zip file and send to client.

Now I want
1. minimum Tomcat server,
2. minimum MySql server,
3. package all java/jsp files into jar
4. bundle a java minimum runtime.

Any suggestions ?

thanks
Jimmy Clark
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 16, 2008
Posts: 2187
Any suggestions ?

Be careful and make sure to include good instructions.
Lester Burnham
Rancher

Joined: Oct 14, 2008
Posts: 1337
Tomcat can run in embedded mode - so you can ship a double-clickable desktop app that starts a Tomcat running on localhost. Then there would be no servlet engine to install. (You would ship all web app files in a .war file.)

Does the DB have to be multi-user? If not, have you considered embedding Derby? Again, there would be nothing to install.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: deploy web application as a standalone zip ?
 
Similar Threads
Tomcat 5.5 Distribution
How does Mod_JK connector work?
This weeks Giveaway
Image display problem
is tomcat compulsary