Re: Do I need Tomcat and Apache ?

Lew <>
Thu, 8 Oct 2009 08:21:47 -0700 (PDT)
Lew wrote:

I use NetBeans. On a machine with only one gigabyte of RAM, you
cannot effectively run NB, GlassFish and a database system at the same

ck wrote:

It works perfectly fine for me at 1 GB RAM. Just because your system
configuration does not support netbeans at 1 GB RAM (which is actually
very strange) you should not advocate people about "performance".

Yes, I should.

YMMV, natch.

Lew wrote:

 You might say that removes the choice. However, many machines
are sold these days with 3 GB of RAM standard, and that is sufficient
to run a full environment.

ck wrote:

What do you mean by full environment? Environment could vary depending

Exactly what I said in the paragraph you quoted, to whit, NB,
GlassFish and a database engine..

on requirements, so don't make claims that 3GB RAM is sufficient and
1GB RAM is insufficient for development or production.

In my experience, 1 GB is too little to run the specified environment
effectively, and that's with a 2 GHz 64-bit CPU. I had no trouble at

Lew wrote:

Regardless, NetBeans itself does not "get rid of making a choice."

ck wrote:

Sure, if you insist

It's not a question of "insisting" but of objectively verifiable
facts. You yourself verified it by pointing out that NB comes with
both GlassFish and Tomcat. Thus, you still have to choose which
server to use. So it's not just what I "insist" but what you, too,

Glad we agree.


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