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Blog : Escape JEE Bloat: Implement a Lightweight App Server Architecture

posted by Stacey Schneider on October 15, 2012 08:05 AM

Traditional Java EE (JEE) app servers bring complexity to the mix. In addition, they are costly and consume a lot of resources. Forrester wrote an article in 2011 about the costs saying, “Use Apache Tomcat. It is free.” IDC’s research from 2011 points how enterprises are moving “toward lower-cost application platforms that shift them closer to private, public, and hybrid cloud offerings.” Of course, you can find plenty of historical posts and debates from practitioners on costs and resources from past years.

This year at JavaOne and VMworld, we heard plenty of feedback about simplicity from architects and developers – it’s certainly been popular for a while.

So, if you are looking at middleware support for mobile apps, in-memory databases, auto- scaling, and virtual/cloud infrastructure, then you might want to check out our webinar coming up on Thursday, October 25th. In this session, we will cover quite a bit about vFabric tc Server:

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Knowledge Base : Migrating from Java Enterprise Servers to Enterprise Apache Tomcat

posted by SpringSource on April 8, 2010 12:06 PM

For development and operations teams, a presentation that covers how companies approach migrating high-cost Java Enterprise servers to a leaner solution.

The technological bloat, complexity and high cost of traditional Java Enterprise servers combined with the portability of Spring architected applications are driving businesses to consider a more lean approach to enterprise Java. Tomcat has become the most popular server for running enterprise solutions but how can you tell if your application is ready to make the switch and what is the best way to move to a lighter solution?

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Knowledge Base : Spring and Apache Tomcat: The Perfect Match

posted by SpringSource on April 8, 2010 12:06 PM

For development and operations teams, a presentation to improve software development with Spring and Tomcat.

Spring is commonly found within enterprises and helps companies better manage complexities in the software development processTomcat has also become ubiquitous within the enterprise.

Presentation Agenda:

  • Corporate Overview
  • Why Spring: Overview, Spring Portfolio
  • Why Tomcat: Overview, Adoption in the market
  • The Spring/Tomcat Combination: The viable JEE alternative

Presentation Outline

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