Archive for: March, 2013

Tomcat 7 and Nginx on Ubuntu 10.12

Tomcat 7 and Nginx on Ubuntu 10.12

Earlier last week, I installed Nginx with a Tomcat on a newly installed Ubuntu VPS. Unfortunately, although it comes with a lower memory footprint, it was noticably slower than my earlier Apache installation. It seemed like the simple proxying that I had in place was too slow. I decided to give the “APR based Apache Tomcat Native library” a try. Here’s what I did.