Apache Tomcat 7.0.6 Released - First Stable Build

posted by Stacey Schneider on January 14, 2011 08:02 AM

Announced this morning by the Apache Tomcat team:


The Apache Tomcat team announces the immediate availability of Apache Tomcat 7.0.6.

This is the first stable release of the Tomcat 7 branch.

Apache Tomcat 7.0.6 contains further performance improvements in session management, a new binary distribution targeted at users embedding Tomcat in other applications and several enhancements to the memory leak detection and prevention features.

The 7.0.6 release also contains numerous bug fixes compared to 7.0.5.

Please refer to the change log for the list of changes:

Note that this version has 4 zip binaries: a generic one and three bundled with Tomcat native binaries for Windows operating systems running on different CPU architectures.


Migration guide from Apache Tomcat 5.5.x and 6.0.x:

Thank you,

-- The Apache Tomcat Team


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Stacey Schneider is focused on helping evangelize how cloud technologies are transforming application development and delivery by managing the blog and social media for Pivotal. Prior to its acquisition, Stacey led marketing and community management for application management software provider Hyperic, now a part of VMware’s management portfolio. Before her work in the cloud, she also held various technical leadership positions at CRM software pioneer Siebel Systems, including work on the Nexus project, which focused on building portable web applications that worked across Java and .NET. Stacey is also the managing principal of SiliconSpark, a consulting agency that has helped over 12 software companies go to market on the web and across the cloud over the past 5 years.



When it comes to using Apache Tomcat 7.0.6, I should say that it is not a recommended application for those who are not familiar with its previous versions. If you want to learn how to use the latest version, get familiar with using the oldest version. hotels catalina island

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