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Alex Theedom is a Senior Java Developer and has recently played a pivotal role in the architectural design and development of a microservice based, custom built lottery and instant win game platform. Alex has experience of Java web application development in a diverse range of fields including finance, e-learning, lottery and software development. He is the co-author of Professional Java EE Design Patterns and many articles.

How to create a CentOS 7 virtual machine in VMware Workstation 15

How to create a CentOS 7 virtual machine in VMware Workstation 15 You want to set up CentOS 7.7 in VMware Workstations 15 Player with the following configurations: two SCSI hard disks, each with 100 GB of storagetwo virtual CPUs You will need the following bill of materials: Host operating system with sufficient memory and hard disk capacityCentOS 7.7 imageWMware ...

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Set up Tomcat, Apache and mod_jk cluster

In this article I will go through a common set-up for a small production environment. A single tier, load balanced application server cluster. Overview A high level overview of what we will be doing. Downloading and installing Apache HTTP server and mod_jk Downloading Tomcat Downloading Java Configuring two local Tomcat servers Clustering the two Tomcat servers Configuring Apache to use ...

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