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Is is productive to run Tomcat on Windows XP/Pro?

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Hi,

Since Tomcat is made to run on Linux platform, I'd like to know if it's "ok" for commercial/production purpose to run Tomcat on Windows platform?

Are there any potential issues that i may encounter such as server crashes, high processor usage, high mem usages, etc?

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>>Since Tomcat is made to run on Linux platform

Tomcat is made to run on all platforms not just Linux but also Windows, Solaris and other OSs. You can even get the source code and build your own version if you have soime esoteric version that does not have a current binary.

Yes, Tomcat can be used as a production server. I would recommend using it in conjuction with Apache HTTP server(connected via mod_jk2) which means that Apache would serve your static content. This is good as Apache serves content 20x faster than tomcat as it is not parsed by the java compiler. Other reasons include, security, vitual hosts and more detailed HTTP configuration.

>>Are there any potential issues that i may encounter such as server crashes, high processor usage, high mem usages, etc?

This is more dependent on your code than on Tomcat. If you need a smaller faster Servlet/JSP server then you could look at Resin from Cuacho http://www.caucho.com/ but they are both stable and production ready servlet/jsp servers.
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Thanks for the points and grade.
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