Developers in search of a Java application server have no shortage of options to consider. But before any enterprise selects and ultimately adopts a Java application server for development and deployment, there are multiple variables that need to be considered.
Development teams will need to know what exactly the application server will be used for in deployment. Is the main goal to act as a basic file server? And if that’s the case, what sorts of file formats will be used the most?
Let’s compare Apache Tomcat with other servers on the market and examine which one will make the most sense for your situation.
Tomcat tidbits and specs
Apache Tomcat is more than capable as a basic file server. While it isn’t optimized to handle file formats such as HTML, PDF, mp3 or mp4, it’s a strong file server that’s very popular in enterprises.
Tomcat is a product of