Tomcat : The Definitive Guide

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2007-10-01
  • Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
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This concise guide provides complete information for harnessing Jakarta Tomcat's power and wealth of features. For network and system administrators, "Tomcat: the Definitive Guide" offers detailed instructions on installation, configuration, performance and security. For users, it supplies insightful information on how to deploy Tomcat. For seasoned enterprise Java developers, this reference is a complete guide on setting up, running, and using this powerful software. Updated for Tomcat 6, the second edition offers a wealth of new information, essentially making this a new book, rather than a simple revision.

Author Biography

Jason Brittain is a Senior Principal Software Engineer for Orbital Sciences Corporation, working at NASA's Ames Research Center on the Kepler Space Telescope mission (http://kepler.nasa.gov).

Jason is a co-author of Tomcat: The Definitive Guide, now in its second edition, and has written some web articles for O'Reilly's OnJava.com web site.

Before joining the team on the Kepler mission, Jason was a Senior Software Engineer at Symantec Corporation working on the Brightmail AntiSpam appliance product line's control center web application.

Jason's specialties include Java software development, Tomcat web application development and deployment, scalability and fault tolerance, and Apache Ant build systems, and Linux system administration. He has contributed to many Apache Jakarta projects, and has been an active open source software developer for several years.

Ian Darwin has worked in the computer industry for three decades: with Unix since 1980, Java since 1995, and OpenBSD since 1998. He wrote the freeware file(1) command used on Linux and BSD and is the author of "Checking C Programs" with "Lint and Java Cookbook" (both O'Reilly), as well as over 70 articles, in addition to university and commercial course material on C and Unix. Besides programming and consulting, Ian teaches Unix, C, and Java for Learning Tree International, one of the world's largest technical training companies.

Table of Contents

Getting Started with Tomcatp. 1
Configuring Tomcatp. 38
Deploying Servlet and JSP Web Applications in Tomcatp. 86
Tomcat Performance Tuningp. 126
Integration with the Apache Web Serverp. 169
Tomcat Securityp. 201
Configurationp. 259
Debugging and Troubleshootingp. 336
Building Tomcat from Sourcep. 347
Tomcat Clusteringp. 354
Final Wordsp. 391
Installing Javap. 397
jbchroot.cp. 410
BadInputValve.javap. 416
BadInputFilter.javap. 426
RPM Package Filesp. 439
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