I have also heard that Tomcat's performance has been improved. Has anyone
actually done a head-to-head performance comparison between the latest
version of Resin and Tomcat? I had wanted to do one but have not been able
to find the time. If I ever get around to do so, I will post my findings
On 10/16/07, Hari Selvarajan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I've been a Resin advocate for several years now. When I first did a
> performance comparison between Resin 2 and Tomcat, Resin's performance
> simply blew me away. Like many other people on this list, I imagine I
> switched entirely to recommending resin as the application server for
> all the projects I've worked on. They were all small startups so it
> didn't count towards hundreds of licenses, but still.
> Now, at another startup that I'm working with - with a licensed version
> of Resin Pro for our one app server -I'm being asked to justify the use
> of Resin over Tomcat, specially as look to grow and add additional
> servers. We use Resin only as a servlet container, so its EJB and PHP
> capabilities are not a justification. Googling around leads me to
> believe that Tomcat has gotten a lot faster recently, with NIO support
> in 6.0.x, and that the performance gap may have narrowed of late.
> So I seek the collective wisdom of the list: what are some of the
> compelling reasons that led you to choose Resin Pro over other
> application servers, and Tomcat in particular? Is anyone aware of recent
> benchmarks that compare resin and tomcat?
> To close, I should say that I personally love resin - its elegance,
> configuration simplicity and developer-friendliness. It's just that I'm
> trying to find a reason to convince management why we should use it over
> the "free" application server.
> Many thanks,
> - Hari
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