Oct 252012
 

This is an article of mine first published on Wazi

The mod_jk connector serves as the glue between the Apache HTTP server and a Java application server such as Tomcat or JBoss. While most adminstrators concentrate on optimizing Apache or the Java server, setting up mod_jk optimally can also improve your users’ experience.

To be precise, mod_jk connects the Apache web server to the AJP port of a Java server. Apache Jserv Protocol is a binary version of HTTP that is optimized for communication over TCP between the Apache HTTP server and Apache Tomcat or other software.

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Jan 272011
 

tux-rhYesterday I followed the online event Virtual Experience, presented by Red Hat.

The event was presented in 4 main areas :Red Hat Enterprise 6, Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Jboss, for an idea of the sessions available take a look here.

I followed some of the sessions and from what I saw I had the impression that Cloud is the key word (or fashion) that is often repeated even in talks about  other  topics,  RH  surely   is betting a lot there, but  we are still in the early phases and there are enabling technologies, but the solutions must be built ad hoc on your infrastructure.

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