Pivotal and VMware are partnering to deliver well-managed, agile and secure data and application infrastructure for VMware environments across public, private and hybrid clouds. Pivotal tc Server formerly known as VMware vFabric tc Server, is now part of the Pivotal portfolio of products.

Pivotal tc Server provides enterprise users with the lightweight server they want paired with the operational control, advanced diagnostics, and mission-critical support capabilities businesses need.

Features

Pivotal tc Server provides enterprise users with the lightweight server they want paired with the operational control, advanced diagnostics, and mission-critical support capabilities businesses need.

Server Group Administration

  • Secure remote server administration via Web portal and command-line
  • Configure and control server groups and instances
  • Configure JVM server start parameters for Java heap size, garbage collection, etc.
  • Configure JDBC data sources and connection pools
  • Define virtual hosts, access logs and integration with web servers

Application Configuration Management

  • Secure remote Web application management via Web portal and command-line
  • Provision applications to server groups
  • List, start, stop and restart applications running on server groups
  • Configure Web application parameters for caching, JSP behavior, serving of static content, etc.

Advanced Diagnostics

  • Advanced error reporting via automatic and on-demand thread and heap logging
  • Application thread deadlock detection and alerting
  • Thread to URL request mapping for faster problem diagnosis

Out-of-the-Box L2 and Session Caching

  • Highly scalable and reliable Hibernate L2 caching using a pre-built template for Pivotal GemFire running in Pivotal tc Server, for faster access to data while reducing load on traditional databases
  • HTTP session replication via Pivotal GemFire to keep frequently-accessed session data close to application logic, reducing application response times

Java Memory Pooling

  • Share memory among Java VMs without degrading performance
  • Increase the number of Java applications running on each VMware® ESX®/VMware® ESXi™ server
  • Ensure your Java VMs conform to best practices for running on virtual infrastructure
  • Requires VMware vFabric® Elastic Memory for Java, part of VMware vFabric® Suite

Professional Support

  • Drop-in compatibility with existing Apache Tomcat applications
  • Enterprise-class 24x7 production and developer support from the Tomcat experts
  • Certified software, updates, and patches

Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

  • Detection, analysis and diagnosis of application performance issues during development
  • Real-time insight into the performance and behavior of Spring applications
  • Built-in advanced application management and reporting tools

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