This section of the Tomcat documentation attempts to explain
the architecture and design of the Tomcat server. It includes significant
contributions from several tomcat developers:
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The information presented is divided into the following sections:
- Overview -
An overview of the Tomcat server architecture with key terms
- Server Startup -
A detailed description, with sequence diagrams, of how the Tomcat
server starts up.
- Request Process Flow -
A detailed description of how Tomcat handles a request.