Increase system availability by leveraging Apache Tomcat clustering
Open source is the dominant force in software development today, with over 80 percent of developers now using open source in their software. With an increase in the use of open source software (OSS), support and knowledge of these packages become critical to companies.
Apache Tomcat is one of the most popular OSS implementations in the industry, and one of the most requested support packages to Rogue Wave Open Source Support experts. Support requests related to Apache Tomcat cover many aspects of the software, but a popular topic is always high-reliability and clustering.
This paper will walk through what is clustering and why you should cluster your Tomcat application servers. It will look at the multiple options for clustering setups, and help you identify which one is the best for your IT infrastructure. Finally, you can review some detailed example configurations and common issues when clustering with Apache Tomcat.