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This section will describe you about Apache Tomcat. This page will describe you what is Tomcat, tomcat components how to download Tomcat, tomcat releases, how to install tomcat etc

Download Tomcat

In this section we will discuss about downloading tomcat.

This section will describe you about Apache Tomcat. This page will describe you what is Tomcat, tomcat components how to download Tomcat, tomcat releases, how to install tomcat etc.

What is Apache Tomcat ?

Apache Tomcat is a Web Server which implements the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Apache Tomcat is developed and maintained by the Apache Software Foundation. Tomcat is a software, available as an open source software and is released under Apache License Version 2, provides an environment for running the Java code based on HTTP request and response.

Tomcat Components

Tomcat has various components some of the components of tomcat were added in the previous version like 4.X and some components are added in the newer versions like Tomcat 7. Components that were released with the Tomcat 4.X version are as :

  • Catlina : Catlina is an implementation of the specification of Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages engine. Catlina is a Servlet container of Tomcat.
  • Coyote : Coyote is a connector component that act as an HTTP connector for tomcat and support HTTP 1.1 protocol for web server.
  • Jasper : Jasper is called the JSP engine of Tomcat. JSP files are parses into Java code using Jasper. then these Java code is compiled as Servlet.

Components that are released with Tomcat 7 version are as :

  • Cluster : This component manages the large applications. For clustering support Java JDK should 1.5 or later.
  • High Availability : This component schedules the system upgrades. In the scheduling process live environment doesn't affected.
  • Web application : This component enhance the user as well as system based web application deployment throughout the variety of environments.

How To Download Tomcat

Current releases of Tomcat can be downloaded from the official web site of Apache Tomcat i.e. http://tomcat.apache.org/.

Tomcat Releases

Apache Software Foundation release tomcat web server time to time. The current version at the time of writing this tutorial is 7.0.39. Prior major released versions are as :

  • 3.3.2
  • 4.1.40
  • 5.0.0
  • 5.5.0
  • 5.5.36
  • 6.0.0
  • 6.0.37
  • 7.0.0 beta
  • 7.0.6
  • 7.0.37
  • 7.0.39

Tomcat 6 Download

Tomcat 7 Downoad

How To Install Tomcat

To install tomcat first download the tomcat then click here to know how to install tomcat.

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Posted on: May 9, 2013

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Dinesh
May 29, 2013
Good tutorial on Tomcat

Hi, This very good tutorial on download and installation of tomcat. Keep it up. Thanks
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