ONJava.com: Clustering and Load Balancing in Tomcat 5, Part 1: "Clustering and Load Balancing in Tomcat 5, Part 1
by Srini Penchikala
The latest version of the Tomcat servlet container provides clustering and load balancing capabilities that are essential for deploying scalable and robust web applications. The first part of this article provides an overview of installation, configuration, usage, and extension of clustering and load balancing features. The second will introduce a sample web application to demonstrate the steps involved in configuring Tomcat server instances to enable clustering, and will study session persistence using in-memory replication in the cluster environment."