This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Alan Blass wrote:
What could be holding up VLC or tomcat that it stopped responding for 2 minutes?
You have the potential for deadlock on both the process stdout and stderr. You really do need to read the 4 sections of the traps article and to implement all the recommendations.. Added to this, your servlet is not thread safe since you have state stored as instance variables.