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Apache Tomcat 7 Essentials by Tanuj Khare

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OS tuning

Every OS has its own prerequisites to run Tomcat 7 and the system has to be tuned based on the application's requirement, but there are some similarities between each OS. Let's discuss the common module used for optimization of Tomcat 7 for every OS. The OS plays a vital role for increasing the performance. Depending on the hardware, the application's performance will increase or decrease. Some of the points which are very much useful for the application are:

  • Performance characteristics of the 64 bit versus 32 bit VM: The benefits of using 64 bit VMs are being able to address larger amounts of memory, which comes with a small performance loss in 64 bit VMs versus running the same application on a 32 bit VM. You can allocate more than ...

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