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What causes a 400 Bad Request error for null (“”) and why would our nginx logs have so many?

Daily logs from Logwatch regularly report 400 Bad Request, null: 1744 Time(s) from our nginx logs. The log entries look like: 123.123.123.123 - - [25/Jan/2011:14:44:19 -0500] "-" 400 173 "-" "-" ...
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Why shouldn't I serve my Java webapp directly with Tomcat?

I have heard several times that one should not serve a Java webapp directly to the outside world from the Tomcat server it is running on. Rather, one should have a regular web server in between -- ...
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How many simultaneous requests would you expect a webserver to handle

I know there is no straight answer to this question - depends on specs etc. But what is the order of magnitude of simultaneous requests you'd expect a server to handle? Currently, our server starts to ...