Category Archives: Tomcat

  • Tuesday, June 17, 2014
  • Tomcat

Five Reasons You Should Use Tomcat (Updated for 2020)

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Update for 2020! We’ll Cover a Total of 9 Reasons to Use Tomcat in This Post.

Born out of the Apache Jakarta Project, Tomcat is an application server designed to execute Java servlets and render web pages that use Java Server page coding. Accessible as either a binary or a source code version, Tomcat’s been used to power a wide range of applications and websites across the Internet.  At the time of writing, it’s definitely one of the more popular servlet containers available.

Don’t take my word for it, though – why not give it a try yourself?

Here are five of our favorite uses for Apache Tomcat server to run your website’s Java applications – and a few reasons it’s a great choice for you.