Apache Tomcat is the most popular open-source de-facto Java Web application server, standard for today's Web developers using JSP/Servlets. Apache Tomcat 7 covers details on installation and administration of Apache Tomcat 7. It explains key parts of the Tomcat architecture, and provides an introduction to Java Servlet and JSP APIs in the context of the Apache Tomcat server.
In addition to basic concepts and administration tasks, Apache Tomcat 7 covers some of the most frequently used advanced features of Tomcat, including security, Apache web server integration, load balancing, and embedding Tomcat server in Java applications.
Finally, through a practical primer, it shows how to integrate and use some of the most popular Java technologies with Apache Tomcat 7. In summary, Apache Tomcat 7 offers both novice and intermediate Apache Tomcat users a practical and comprehensive guide to this powerful software.
What you'll learn
Install and set up Tomcat 7 on Windows and Unix platforms
Manage and deploy application deployed on Tomcat 7 using Manager Application
Secure Tomcat 7 server using security realms or HTTPS protocol
Embed Tomcat 7 server into your desktop Java application
Efficiently configure Tomcat 7 with Apache Web server
Configure data sources and mail sessions using JNDI in Tomcat
Configure logging for web applications deployed on Tomcat server
Who this book is for
This book is for those Web developers and/or Java programmers new to the open-source Apache Tomcat Web server. It's also for those new to the latest release, version 7.