How to configure mod_jk with Apache http and Tomcat servers

Introduction We will see here how to configure mod_jk with Apache http and Tomcat servers. The Apache Tomcat connector allows to use the Apache httpd server as a front-end for Apache Tomcat applications. To run Tomcat and Apache together, Apache needs to load a “adapter” module, which uses a certain protocol, such as Apache JServ Protocol (AJP), to communicate with the Tomcat, via another TCP port (port 8009 is the default configuration in server.xml file under Tomcat server). When Apache server receives an HTTP request, it checks if the request…

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Tomcat load balancing with Apache using mod proxy

This tutorial will show you how to configure Tomcat Load Balancing with Apache webserver (http server) using Mod Proxy. I have listed here the following steps on how to configure Apache with Tomcat to configure Load Balancer using Mod Proxy. Having load-balanced is always recommended in production environment for better availability and performance of your application resources. Load balancing improves responsiveness and increases availability of applications. A load balancer sits between the client and the server farm accepting incoming network and application traffic and distributing the traffic across multiple backend…

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Spring Boot MVC with Tiles and AJAX

In my previous tutorials I have shown how to create a Spring Boot MVC application, here I will show you how to create an AJAX based Spring Boot MVC application with Tiles. What is Tiles (https://tiles.apache.org/) A free open-sourced templating framework for modern Java applications. Based upon the Composite pattern it is built to simplify the development of user interfaces. For complex web sites it remains the easiest and most elegant way to work alongside any MVC technology. In summary, tiles allows authors to define page fragments which can be…

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