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Apache Tomcat

75 Ratings

Apache Tomcat

75 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 101

SAP NetWeaver AS

21 Ratings
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Score 7.6 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Apache Tomcat

Tomcat is more than enough to deploy most of the mid-end web applications without any problem but for the high-end applications which require high scalability and high availability, which might need some tune-ups with the support of expertise in this regard. Otherwise, you may realize numerous performance issues, memory leaks, server crashes etc.
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SAP NetWeaver AS

It's very powerful to control inventories of your products. You need to go step by step with all the involved persons/departments to get the results pre-authorized. Each one of us must check and confirm the request before it goes to another one. Is very important to analyze the request and create it.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Application Servers

Apache Tomcat
8.2
SAP NetWeaver AS
9.7
IDE support
Apache Tomcat
8.2
SAP NetWeaver AS
8.0
Security management
Apache Tomcat
7.5
SAP NetWeaver AS
10.0
Administration and management
Apache Tomcat
7.0
SAP NetWeaver AS
10.0
Application server performance
Apache Tomcat
8.5
SAP NetWeaver AS
10.0
Installation
Apache Tomcat
8.9
SAP NetWeaver AS
10.0
Open-source standards compliance
Apache Tomcat
8.9
SAP NetWeaver AS
10.0

Pros

  • Lightweight. Does not require many resources to run.
  • Stable. Once tuned almost no maintenance is required for the instance.
  • Ease of deployment. Easy to install and set up. Documentations are widely available
  • Cost. Open sourced!
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  • Control of inventory
  • Organization of my clients
  • Complete reports
  • Autorization by level
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Cons

  • Configuration could be made easier, but then again it's open source.
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  • In the beginning, it's kinda hard to learn.
  • The reports are full of data but in some transactions there are missing options.
  • Not too easy for a custom format.
  • We are using an old version and the exports formats are too old.
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Likelihood to Renew

Apache Tomcat10.0
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We have a huge knowledge of the product within our company and we're satisfied with the performance.
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Usability

Apache Tomcat6.0
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The manager interface has for sure room for improvement
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Reliability and Availability

Apache Tomcat6.0
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Tomcat doesn't have a built-in watchdog that ensures restart upon failure, so you have to provide it externally. A very good solution is java service wrapper. The community edition is able to restart Tomcat upon out of memories exceptions.
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Performance

Apache Tomcat9.0
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It's very quick and stable at the same time
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Alternatives Considered

Tomcat stacks up against the others very well due to its adoption in the open source community, low total cost of ownership, maintenance, and ease of deployment. It's much more lightweight than Websphere or Weblogic and provides most of the features most developers would need, especially for a Java-based application.
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The servers rarely go down. Most of the time are on a programed maintenance schedule. We have our system in 2 countries and it's very fast and 3 years ago just one failed and it was in our principal office. I think that we selected SAP because the numbers of employees and the knowledge that they have of the system. We were about to change but SAP was the best option. Is very stable and complete for our needs.
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Scalability

Apache Tomcat9.0
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It's very easy to add instances to an existing deployment and, using apache with mod proxy balancer, to scale up the serving farm
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Return on Investment

  • We have had a positive impact on ROI by reducing IT expenditure on Microsoft Web servers.
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  • Great ROI. We need to invest in new developments, making it more functional for our business.
  • We have requests that couldn't be duplicated. Maybe we need to pay to fix that.
  • We have a lot of transactions and don't have anyone that can guide us to the ones that we need to improve our business.
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Pricing Details

Apache Tomcat

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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SAP NetWeaver AS

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details