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From Shalin Shekhar Mangar <shalinman...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Advantages of different Servlet Containers
Date Fri, 02 Oct 2009 21:22:35 GMT
AOL uses Tomcat for all Solr deployments. Our load balancers use a ping
query to put a box back into rotation.

On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 2:15 AM, Walter Underwood <wunder@wunderwood.org>wrote:

> Netflix uses Tomcat throuought and they tail the log to figure out whether
> it has started, except they look for a message from Solr to see whether
> Solr is ready to go to work.
>
> wunder
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lajos [mailto:lajos@protulae.com]
> Sent: Friday, October 02, 2009 1:35 PM
> To: solr-user@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Advantages of different Servlet Containers
>
> Just go for Tomcat. For all its problems, and I should know having used
> it since it was originally JavaWebServer, it is perfectly capable of
> handling high-end production environments provided you tune it
> correctly. We use it with our customized Solr 1.3 version without any
> problems.
>
> Lajos
>
>
> Simon Wistow wrote:
> > I know that the Solr FAQ says
> >
> > "Users should decide for themselves which Servlet Container they
> > consider the easiest/best for their use cases based on their
> > needs/experience. For high traffic scenarios, investing time for tuning
> > the servlet container can often make a big difference."
> >
> > but is there anywhere that lists some of the variosu advantages and
> > disadvantages of, say, Tomcat over Jetty for someone who isn't current
> > with the Java ecosystem?
> >
> > Also, I'm currently using Jetty but I've had to do a horrific hack to
> > make it work under init.d in that I start it up in the background and
> > then tail the output waiting for the line that says the SocketConnector
> > has been started
> >
> >    while [ '' = "$(tail -1 $LOG | grep 'Started SocketConnector')"  ] ;
> >    do
> >        sleep 1
> >    done
> >
> > There's *got* to be a better way of doing this, right?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Simon
> >
> >
> >
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-- 
Regards,
Shalin Shekhar Mangar.

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