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I have a Flex RIA solution served by a Php backend up and running.

Because of the growing needs for system admin, I would like to implement a GWT/Java solution for this.

It seems to be possible to have Apache and Tomcat serving the java parts using mod_jk.

Are there and drawbacks in such a setup? Performance? Security?

Regards / Jonas

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No problem at all proxying Tomcat via an existing Apache httpd instance. You might want to look into mod_proxy- it's easier than mod_jk. You might also want to look at this article: http://www.tomcatexpert.com/blog/2010/06/16/deciding-between-modjk-modproxyhttp-and-modproxyajp

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Thank you, Alex! I'll give mod_proxy a try! –  Cambiata Aug 18 '10 at 22:14

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