File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes Tomcat and the fly likes balancer webapp Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Products » Tomcat
Bookmark "balancer webapp" Watch "balancer webapp" New topic

balancer webapp

Manish Hatwalne
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 22, 2001
Posts: 2591

I am just wondering what is the function of thsi balancer webapp?
Can somebody help me understand this?

- Manish
jay wick

Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 4
If you mean "why would you want to load balance" then the answer is to read some of these articles:




The basics of load balancing in most articles assumes that you will use multiple independant physical machines.

There are situations where you might attempt to use load balanning w/o seperate machines, though not many.

There is a nice article that has specific setup to use Tomcat in a highly scalable load balanced configuration:
(the first part of the article is pretty basic:
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: balancer webapp
It's not a secret anymore!