Tomcat, Eclipse, Spring and reloading

As a  webapp gets bigger the time it takes to boot also increases which is a serious factor contributing to decreased focus and productivity when programming. When running Tomcat with Eclipse, the web application may restart even for the most trivial changes incurring long pauses. I found the following settings for Tomcat to minimize restarts … Continue reading Tomcat, Eclipse, Spring and reloading

Ubuntu upstart scripts executed twice during boot

As I am continuing my efforts to improve Ubuntu boot time [1] I started noticing that bootchart [2] would list several processes twice and the boot logs would complain that all mountpoints were busy or had been mounted already. A closer inspection of the logs reveals that indeed several scripts were being executed twice: the … Continue reading Ubuntu upstart scripts executed twice during boot