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WildFly Performance Tuning by Anders Welén, Arnold Johansson

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Chapter 7. Tuning the Web Container in WildFly

In this chapter, we will introduce Undertow, which is the brand new web container in WildFly. We will have a quick look at its internals and then continue our performance focus and look at the available tuning configuration options in the container. Finally, we look at the benefits of a web server such as Apache HTTPD with mod_cluster, acting as a frontend to our application server.

Enter Undertow

A vital part of an application server is its web container. In the previous incarnations of WildFly (when it was named JBoss AS), the old container, JBoss Web Server (JWShttps://www.jboss.org/jbossweb/), that was based on a fork of Apache Tomcat (http://tomcat.apache.org/), acted as an embedded Java EE web ...

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