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Web Development in Heavy Traffic

Tuesday Jul 30th 2002 by ServerWatch Staff

This article discusses how the VNU news web site, which runs on the Apache Web server and Tomcat, has been designed to handle high loads. The tricks involve letting another instance of Apache handle all of the static traffic, caching articles in the servlet container itself, and executing each application in a different container in a different Java Virtual Machine.

This article discusses how the VNU news web site, which runs on the Apache Web server and Tomcat, has been designed to handle high loads. The tricks involve letting another instance of Apache handle all of the static traffic, caching articles in the servlet container itself, and executing each application in a different container in a different Java Virtual Machine.

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