Apache Tomcat (Or just Tomcat for short) is the most popular and widely-used Java application server. It is an open-source web server and servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps of installing Tomcat 9 on an Ubuntu 20.04 VPS.
Tomcat is also an open-source software implementation of a subset of the Jakarta EE (formerly Java EE) technologies. Tomcat executes Java servlets and renders Web pages that include Java Server Page coding. By using Tomcat, you’re able to run your Java applications on a server that is designed to help you develop your Java applications faster and more efficiently. Let’s start installing Tomcat on our Ubuntu 20.04 VPS.