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Production in Apache Tomcat Server

punna Kumar
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Joined: Feb 28, 2005
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Hi,
it is possible to user tomcat as a server in Production.

1) how many users can access at same time(concurrent users).
2)how much level security it's providing in Production Environment


Please help?


Regards
Ravi.
Scott Dunbar
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Joined: Sep 23, 2004
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This is a bit of an open ended question. As far as the number of concurrent users, it really depends on what each user is doing. I've seen Tomcat handle thousands of users at the same time but it was a pretty simple site. So the answer to your first question is "it depends".

The security provided by Tomcat matches what J2EE specifies. Tomcat can support SSL directly or indirectly by using an Apache httpd front end. SSL helps to prevent session hijacking. Otherwise, I guess it depend (again) on what you're looking for.


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punna Kumar
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Joined: Feb 28, 2005
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Thanks Scott for your Quick Replay


we are like to develop a new project.project is little bit big.big in the sense number of tables and transations are more than 200.

due to the budget we are analysing which server is best. cheap and good. i would like to know servers and capacity to hold the transations and security.


can you help me out

thanks for your assistance

Ravi.
 
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