The all-Apache Web profile gets official nod

TomEE moves forward – passes the Java EE 6 Web Profile TCK


If you like your Tomcat with added EE goodness, then TomEE is where it’s at. Getting the official announcement at JavaOne; but you may have heard about it here first.

Initially making its debut at our very own JAX London event,
TomEE has now officially passed the java EE 6  Web Profile
TCK, with the certification being announced yesterday at

TomEE is based on a regular Tomcat install, with many EE
features added; the simple goal is to “get more from Tomcat without
giving anything up.”

Notable features:

Certified on Amazon EC2 on t1.micro, m1.small and c1.medium

Embeddable: you can run any part of the web profile and more
embedded, i.e. for testing or cloud usage

    - Memory: Passed the TCK with no additional
memory settings beyond the default jvm settings
    - Size: about 24MB for the entire web
    - Fast: in embedded mode you can do a
start, deploy, test, undeploy, stop in around 3-4

Jonathan Gallimore will also be presenting this at this year’s JAXLondon on
Tuesday November 1st.

More info can be found on the

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