Filip Hanik of Covalent Technologies wrote an excellent article in which he describes his series of performance/scalability tests of the new NIO connector that has been added to Tomcat 6. In tests he also includes Jetty and Glassfish containers. The article contains very good explanation of challenges in adapting NIO environment to blocking IO requirements.… Continue reading Can Servlet containers scale?
Some time ago I needed a unique identifier generator that will look up a value in a simple name-value kind of database table. Project’s database layer was based on Hibernate2 and since I couldn’t find such a solution I have implemented a MultiTableGenerator which I have blogged about here. The project was finished and I… Continue reading Multiple table generator in Hibernate3