[CentOS] Java+Tomcat on CentOS 6.x
jkienitz at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 18 03:18:21 UTC 2012
>From: John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>
>To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
>Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:40 PM
>Subject: [CentOS] Java+Tomcat on CentOS 6.x
>So whats good practice for installing Java/JDK and Tomcat for EL6 these
>days? The base repository included Tomcat6.6 is built with GCJ which
>I'd rather avoid. I'm fine with using OpenJDK ... Do most folks just use
>the Apache tarball for Tomcat and install it in a user directory or
>john r pierce N 37, W 122
>santa cruz ca mid-left coast
We still like our customers to use the Oracle / Sun JDK, and the Apache tarball.
Our ops people recommend putting it all in /usr/local/ourcompany. /opt is probably
a better place.
OpenJDK for Java 6 has issues, and I / we don't trust Java 7 of any flavor yet.
Tomcat 7 is good.
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