Tomcat 6 - slow response times outside of data center

2010-03-29 Thread Ian Hubbard
Hi all, I've got Tomcat 6 running on a few separate internal dedicated test machines in a data center, each with their own separate dedicated SQL servers. The servers themselves don't bat an eye for the tiny load i'm subjecting them to. For testing (using IE 6 or 7) I've been performing the

Re: Tomcat 6 - slow response times outside of data center

2010-03-29 Thread André Warnier
Hi. Just a very preliminary guess : could it be that different DNS lookups are involved in the delays ? Obviously, localhost and IP addresses don't need them, but maybe some of the connections between Tomcat(s) and database server(s) are specified by name instead of IP, and/or use different

Re: Tomcat 6 - slow response times outside of data center

2010-03-29 Thread Ian Hubbard
Hi Andre, Thanks for your response. My initial tests to localhost and then IP:port were in an attempt to eliminate (or at least reduce the chance) of DNS lookups being a factor -- a few years ago that beast had reared its head in relation to SSL, certificate chains, and other fun stuff. In this

RE: Tomcat 6 - slow response times outside of data center

2010-03-29 Thread Caldarale, Charles R
From: Ian Hubbard [mailto:sum.of.pri...@gmail.com] Subject: Re: Tomcat 6 - slow response times outside of data center To try to cut down on the number of variables, on the client machine I've tested both with and without hosts file entries. Have you tried a simple tracert to and from each

Re: Tomcat 6 - slow response times outside of data center

2010-03-29 Thread Ian Hubbard
as a consultant, or can you recommend anyone who does?) On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Caldarale, Charles R chuck.caldar...@unisys.com wrote: From: Ian Hubbard [mailto:sum.of.pri...@gmail.com] Subject: Re: Tomcat 6 - slow response times outside of data center To try to cut down on the number