Installing Apache Tomcat on Amazon EC2 without using RPM

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How to install Apache Tomcat on Amazon EC2 instance without using a RPM.

Some readers have sent questions asking how to install Apache Tomcat without using a RPM. In this post, we go through quick steps to install Apache Tomcat on Amazon EC2 Instance. You should be done with the installation within 60 seconds of starting. Refer to the original post of Installing Java and Apache Tomcat on CentOS 6.5 on Amazon EC2 with RPM.

Requirements

  • Amazon EC2 instance (assumed available)
  • Java (assumed installed)

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Installing Apache Kafka on Centos 6.5

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How to install Apache Kafka locally or VMWare or Amazon EC2

This is a guide to installing Apache Kafka locally or VMWare or Amazon EC2 instance. Apache Kafka installation is very straight forward. This installation is based on building kafka from source (there might be a better way of installing kafka, through an existing rpm maybe)

Requirements

  • java 1.7 (assumed installed)
  • centos 6.5 (assumed installed)
  • zookeeper-3.4.5 (assumed installed)
  • supervisord (assumed installed)
  • kafka 0.8.1.1 (http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/ftp.apache.org/kafka)
  • sbt

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