TomcatCon Training: Tomcat for Administrators


Tuesday, 10 April 2018


Hotel Novotel Manchester Centre | 21 Dickinson Street | M1 4LX Manchester | United Kingdom


This training course is aimed at system administrators who are not very familiar with Apache Tomcat. It will provide them with the skills necessary to set up a Tomcat instance, administer it on a day to day basis and to undertake initial troubleshooting if things go wrong.

This course will be taught by Mark Thomas, a Tomcat committer and PMC member with over 15 years experience with Apache Tomcat.

Registration for this training course is now open.


  • 09.00 Welcome
    Introductions and Welcome
  • 09.30 Installation
    Typical installation scenarios using packages from the ASF as well as popular distributions.
  • 10.30 Web Application Packaging and Deployment
    The options for deploying applications and an in-depth look at automatic deployment.
  • 11.30 Logging
    The default logging configuration and options for tailoring it for your production environment.
  • 12.30 Buffet Lunch
  • 13.30 TLS
    An introduction to TLS and how it works.
  • 14.30 TLS configuration
    Configuring Tomcat for TLS.
  • 15.30 Performance and tuning
    How to identify the source of bottlenecks in an application and options for addressing them.
  • 16.30 Wrap-Up
    An opportunity to ask any final questions

See you there!


Thanks to Pivotal for donating the trainer's time.

Previous events

Slides along with audio and video (where available) from previous events are available from the previous presentations page.