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Such a VM should be well-maintained with latest updates.

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Let me broaden the scope: it could be any Linux OS. Better if with Hibernate installed. –  Anonymous Aug 26 '09 at 10:19
    
Product and service recommendations are off topic per the updated FAQ. –  sysadmin1138 Aug 9 '12 at 17:18

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Personally? The best one is one installed and configured yourself and archived. That way it's configured for your needs and your use on your network. I don't know of a specific turnkey solution that is "best", and anything you keep having to download as an update will still require you to reconfigure it each time for your own use.

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Just install CentOS, install Java, and then Tomcat. Its really not that hard and takes only a few hours. If you want to do templating and have vCenter, just clone a template machine each time you need a new instance.

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