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Jesus Boadas
I'm a self taught programmer, I began programming back in 1991 using an IBM A10 mainframe with Pascal an Assembler IBM 360/70 emulator and Turbo C on a X86 PC, since that I work for the banking industry with emerging technologies like Fox Pro, Visual Fox Pro, Visual Basic, Visual C++, Borland C++, lately I moved out to the Airline industry, leading designing and programming in-house web applications with Flex, Actionscript, PHP, Python and Rails and in the last 7 years I focused all my work in Java, working on Linux servers using GlassFish, TomCat, Apache and MySql.

Apache Tomcat Reverse Proxy Configuration Tutorial

In computer networks, a reverse proxy is a type of proxy server that retrieves resources on behalf of a client from one or more servers. These resources are then returned to the client as if they originated from the proxy server itself. A reverse proxy acts as an intermediary for its associated servers to be contacted by any client.   ...

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Apache Tomcat Generate Csr Tutorial

A public key infrastructure (PKI) is a set of roles, policies, and procedures needed to create, manage, distribute, use, store, and revoke digital certificates and manage public-key encryption. In Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems, a Certificate Signing Request also CSR or certification request is a message sent from an applicant to a Certificate Authority in order to apply for a ...

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Apache Tomcat Rewrite Rules Example

The rewrite valve implements URL rewrite functionality in a way that is very similar to mod_rewrite from Apache HTTP Server. uses a rule-based rewriting engine, based on a PCRE regular-expression parser, to rewrite requested URLs.                   URL rewriting is a technique called URL rewriting that can turn unsightly URLs into nice ones. ...

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Apache Tomcat Mod_jk Tutorial

The Apache Tomcat connector allows to use the Apache httpd server as a front-end for Apache Tomcat applications. With this configuration you can get some features like Clustering, Load Balancing, and enhanced Security, provided by the httpd server.                     The mod_jk connector is an Apache HTTPD module that allows HTTPD to ...

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Apache Tomcat Generate Csr Example

In Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems, a Certificate Signing Request also CSR or certification request is a message sent from an applicant to a Certificate Authority in order to apply for a digital identity certificate.                     The most common format for CSRs is the PKCS #10 specification and another is the ...

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Apache Tomcat SSL Configuration Tutorial

HTTPS is a protocol for secure communication over a computer network which is widely used on the Internet. HTTPS consists of communication over Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) within a connection encrypted by Transport Layer Security or its predecessor, Secure Sockets Layer.                   1. The tools Java JDK 8 Tomcat Server 8 2. ...

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Apache Tomcat Vs Nginx Comparison

Apache Tomcat and Nginx server, were created for two different tasks. NGINX is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server and Apache Tomcat is an open source implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies. The Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages.           ...

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Apache Tomcat Websocket Tutorial

WebSocket is a computer communications protocol which is designed to be implemented in web browsers and web servers, but it can be used by any client or server application.   The WebSocket Protocol is an independent TCP-based protocol. Its only relationship to HTTP is that its handshake is interpreted by HTTP servers as an Upgrade request. The WebSocket protocol makes more ...

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Install Apache Tomcat on Mac os x Yosemite

OS X Yosemite (version 10.10) is the eleventh major release of macOS, Apple Inc.’s desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers. Apache Tomcat is a web server and servlet container that is used to serve Java applications. A servlet is a Java technology-based Web component, managed by a container, that generates dynamic content.             ...

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Apache Tomcat Load Balancing Tutorial

Load balancing improves the distribution of workloads across multiple Tomcat servers. Load balancing aims to optimize resource use, maximize throughput, minimize response time, and avoid overload of any single resource. Table Of Contents 1. The tools 2. Introduction 3. Prerequisites 4. Download Tomcat 5. Download Apache httpd server 6. Download mod_jk 7. Tomcat Installation 7.1 Uncompress Apache Tomcat 7.2 Install ...

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