Introduction to Apache Tomcat

Apache Tomcat Administration Training

The Introduction to Apache Tomcat training course focuses on installing, configuring, and tuning Tomcat as a JSP and Servlet container. The Tomcat training course is structured around the most recent Tomcat 6.x release. Additionally, our Tomcat Administration training examines configuring Tomcat to successfully operate with the Apache HTTPD product (Apache Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Daemon product).

This course can be combined with the Introduction to Apache HTTPD Administration course to provide a comprehensive Apache Administration training program. 

The Introduction to Apache Tomcat training course can be taught using Apache Tomcat 6 or 7. 

Course Summary

Purpose: 
Learn how to install, configure, and administer the leading JSP container Tomcat
Audience: 
Experienced Java Developers and Administrators wanting to have a production-quality command of Tomcat
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On
Duration: 
3 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Implement Tomcat as a JSP container within your organization
  • Migrate from another JSP container (such as Resin) to Tomcat
  • Deploy and manage web applications
  • Monitor web access through web logs
  • Implement a simple security policy
  • Configure Tomcat for a clustered environment
Introduction to Apache Tomcat is part of the Apache Training curriculum.

What You'll Learn

In the Introduction to Apache Tomcat training course you’ll learn:

  • Introduction to Tomcat
    • What is Tomcat
    • Understanding where Tomcat fits into Java EE
    • Common Tomcat resources
  • Setting up Tomcat
    • Choosing a version
    • Download and installing Tomcat
    • Configuring your environment
  • Creating and Deploying a web App
    • Overview of a web application
    • Creating a web application
    • Deploying a web applications
    • Creating a permanent deployment
    • Working with Tomcat Deployer
    • Configuring automatic deployment
  • Tomcat Security
    • Overview of Supported security
    • Types of security mechanisms
    • Realms
    • Security Manager
  • Configuring Shared Resources
    • Motivations for Shared Resources
    • JNDI Resources
    • Data Sources
    • Class paths and class loading
  • Configuring Extensions
    • Understanding the configuration files
    • JSP
    • SSL
    • SSI
    • CGI
    • Default Servlet

  • Creating High Availability
    • Overview of H/A
    • Understanding what H/A Tomcat supports
    • Creating a Tomcat Cluster
    • Creating a Load Balanced solution
  • Management and Monitoring
    • Overview of Management
    • Overview of Monitoring
    • Introduction to JMX
    • JMX Support
    • Introduction to Logging
    • Logging Support
  • Configuring Tomcat and Apache HTTPD
    • Overview of HTTPD
    • Understanding the relationship between Tomcat and HTTPD
    • Configuring HTTPD and Tomcat
  • Performance Tuning Tomcat

Meet Your Instructor

Kelby Zorgdrager

Kelby Zorgdrager’s expertise in Java, Open Source, and software development have allowed him to be a guest speaker at JavaOne, Java University, Comdex, IEEE Software Conference, and the Colorado Software Summit.

Kelby has also served as a guest author for both IBM and Sun/Oracle’s developer sites. Furthering his passion to help people learn, Kelby served as a technical editor for the bestselling book, Advanced Java: How to Program,...

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Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts has over 15 years of experience defining, developing, and delivering software development training programs.

As a senior instructor and courseware developer for Sun Microsystems, Simon developed and delivered Java training courses for Sun Educational Services’ internal and external customers. While at Sun, he was a guest presenter at JavaOne, Java University, and other software trade shows. Simon’s most significant accolade was his work as the development lead in the design,...

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Michael McClure

Michael McClure is a practicing software developer, course developer, and trainer with DevelopIntelligence. For the majority of his career, Michael has designed and implemented large-scale, enterprise-grade, Java-based applications at major telecommunications and Internet companies, such as Level3 Communications, US West/Qwest/Century Link, Orbitz, and others.

Michael has a passion for learning new technologies, patterns, and paradigms (or, he has a tendency to get bored or disappointed with current ones...

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Michael Ernest

Michael Ernest owns and operates Inkling Research, a consulting group of technical specialists. His work experience includes systems administration, application and operating system development, and the design and deployment of several network and storage-based systems. Michael is a seasoned instructor with 18 years experience in training, course development, mentoring, and practice management. His educational credentials include a B.A. from UC Davis, an M.A from Kent State University, and doctoral coursework at...

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Daniel Hinojosa

Daniel Hinojosa has been a self-employed developer, teacher and speaker for private businesses, education and government entities since 1999. Daniel also actively teaches programming for the University of New Mexico Continuing Education.

Daniel is a Pomodoro Technique practitioner, and co-founder of the Albuquerque Java User’s Group in Albuquerque, New Mexico. When he's not supporting other local Java developers, Daniel spends most of his waking hours developing in and around the Java ecosystem,...

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