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An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies

What is Apache Tomcat?

Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
Apache Tomcat is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.
Apache Tomcat is an open source tool with 3.7K GitHub stars and 2.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Apache Tomcat's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Apache Tomcat?

1271 companies reportedly use Apache Tomcat in their tech stacks, including ebay, MIT, and Zillow.

2938 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache Tomcat.

Apache Tomcat Integrations

NixOS, Apache CXF, Boxfuse, Tutum, and Datadog are some of the popular tools that integrate with Apache Tomcat. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Apache Tomcat.

Why developers like Apache Tomcat?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Apache Tomcat
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Apache Tomcat Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Apache Tomcat in their tech stack.

Tomas Zeman
Tomas Zeman
product manager at Broadcom · | 1 upvotes · 2.1K views
Apache Tomcat

I use Play as the best Java framewrk for web development. It is easy to use and I was able to learn it quickly. Before I was using Apache Tomcat , but I would never go back. Play is preselecting for you popular and usefull libraries, you can use templating with Twirl, JPA, Injections and much more.

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Raanan Weber
Raanan Weber
| 1 upvotes · 1.9K views
atsimpleshow GmbHsimpleshow GmbH
Apache Tomcat

Apache Tomcat is being used as our application server for spring-based backend applications. Apache Tomcat

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| 1 upvotes · 1.9K views
atThe IndependentThe Independent
Apache Tomcat

Tomcat provides a fantastic application container that runs the majority of services of the site. Apache Tomcat

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Apache Tomcat

I use Tomcat to run Java enterprise web apps. Used to test enterprise applications mostly written using the Spring framework Apache Tomcat

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Chris Barnett
Chris Barnett
CTO at Promethean TV · | 1 upvotes · 1.9K views
atPromethean TVPromethean TV
Apache Tomcat

Apache Tomcat is part of the open source Ant Media Server platform that currently provides both LIVE and VOD video trans-coding and delivery features for the Promethean Platform. Apache Tomcat

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Cian Ó Cuinneagáin
Cian Ó Cuinneagáin
CTO at Juggle · | 1 upvotes · 1.9K views
Apache Tomcat

Use this as the application server running on our production and development environment. Hosted on AWS. Apache Tomcat

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Apache Tomcat Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Apache Tomcat?
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Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production. Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters. See the Jetty Powered page for more uses of Jetty.
Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
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Apache Tomcat's Stats

Apache Tomcat's Followers
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