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Apache Tomcat vs Zend Server: What are the differences?

Developers describe Apache Tomcat as "An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies". Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations. On the other hand, Zend Server is detailed as "Your All-in-One PHP Application Server". It is a PHP application server trusted by global innovators, including Fortune 100 companies, with easy-to-use tools and comprehensive services .

Apache Tomcat and Zend Server belong to "Web Servers" category of the tech stack.

Apache Tomcat is an open source tool with 4.58K GitHub stars and 3.12K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Apache Tomcat's open source repository on GitHub.

Decisions about Apache Tomcat and Zend Server

I was in a situation where I have to configure 40 RHEL servers 20 each for Apache HTTP Server and Tomcat server. My task was to 1. configure LVM with required logical volumes, format and mount for HTTP and Tomcat servers accordingly. 2. Install apache and tomcat. 3. Generate and apply selfsigned certs to http server. 4. Modify default ports on Tomcat to different ports. 5. Create users on RHEL for application support team. 6. other administrative tasks like, start, stop and restart HTTP and Tomcat services.

I have utilized the power of ansible for all these tasks, which made it easy and manageable.

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      What is Apache Tomcat?

      Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.

      What is Zend Server?

      It is a PHP application server trusted by global innovators, including Fortune 100 companies, with easy-to-use tools and comprehensive services

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