JBoss vs Tomcat

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Apache
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JBoss
Based on 11 reviews.
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Tomcat
Based on 5 reviews.
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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm100%
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Company Size
Large Enterprise75%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Small Business63%
Large Enterprise19%
Midsize Enterprise19%
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dba407
Valuable Features: This open source Application server is a good choice for Enterprises using J2EE . This gives much better value than... Read more »
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pmouawad
Valuable Features: Easy setup Easy configuration Reliability Stability Scalability Performance Well documented Great time to value and... Read more »
Positive Aspects
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Price, SetupOpen Source Application Servers, Servlet Container
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Size, Compatibility, Speed, Implementations, Scalability
Valuable Features
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    dba407
    This open source Application server is a good choice for Enterprises using J2EE . This gives much better value than Websphere and Weblogic....
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  • Anonymous_avatar_x60
    pmouawad
    Easy setup Easy configuration Reliability Stability Scalability Performance Well documented Great time to value and pricing.
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    FrancisM
    Apache Tomcat has become almost the defacto server for serving Java-based applications on the internet. We use Tomcat for our Java web...
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    techsupp409
    Tomcat Application Serve is an open source Application Server. Compared to other application servers like Jetty, Weblogic etc. this is very...
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Room For Improvement
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    dba407
    Level of customization is low as compared to other competitive products.Runtime diagnostics and DR (Disaster Recovery) features are limited as...
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    pmouawad
    Deployment automation needs some custom tooling.
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    FrancisM
    The main gripe that I have with Tomcat is it's speed and size. Understandably, Java-based systems have the pre-conceived notion of being slow....
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    techsupp409
    There are certain well known compatibility issues with some implementations of JDK Tomcat doesn't give you a performance like Apache when you...
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