Server / application container end-of-life

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Published: Mar 16, 2012
Mar 2012
A decade ago when memory was at a premium, application servers made a lot of sense. They were popular and useful as a mechanism to run and manage multiple applications on a shared server or cluster. These days applications are more often run on separate physical or virtual servers and the need for an application server is reduced. Consider evaluating server / application container end-of-life within your organization, and only use one if you benefit from the added complexity.