Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Tomcat 7 Beta Release

Tomcat 7.0.0 Beta was released on June 29th.

http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/index.html

"The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.0 beta of Apache Tomcat. This release is the first Apache Tomcat release to support the Servlet 3.0, JSP 2.2 and EL 2.2 specifications. In addition, it includes numerous other improvements such as web application memory leak detection and prevention, extensive internal code clean-up and support for including external content directly in a web application (aliases)."

The list of improvements and additional features looks like exciting stuff.

I just got started playing with it a few days ago, the baseline installation is as Tomcat 6 (see my previous post here).

One configuration change I came across off the bat is the need to use the role of manager-gui, replacing the old manager role:






Well, I hope to be posting much more soon......

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