How to automatically recover Tomcat from crashes

A script which automatically detects that tomcat has crashed and restarts it.

Getting started with Nexus Maven Repo Manager

This tutorial outlines steps required to install Nexus (Maven Repository Manager) under Tomcat, or another webapp container. It shows you practical configuration and includes code snippets that go in your pom.xml and settings.xml in order to read and publish artifacts to Nexus server.

How to rotate Tomcat catalina.out

If catalina.out becomes 2GB in size, tomcat crashes and fails to start without any error message. To avoid this scenario you should rotate the catalina.out frequently. This article describes how to setup auto rotation of catalina.out on a linux/unix machine.

Cache Java webapps with Squid Reverse Proxy

This article shows you step by step how to cache your entire tomcat web application using Squid reverse Proxy without writing any java code. Cache your entire website as static HTML files stored in memory or disk. This technique is useful to when dynamically generated pages in Java are time and CPU intensive. Ideal scenario is when there are high number of reads and few writes. Caution: do not use this approach to cache secure pages. Read article for full details.

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