Tomcat is a Servlet container (Web server that interacts with Servlets) developed under the Jakarta Project of Apache Software Foundation.
Tomcat implements the Servlet and the Java Server Pages (JSP) specifications of Sun Microsystems
Tomcat is an open-source, non commercial project
Licensed under the Apache Software License
Tomcat is written in Java (OS independent)
Download and unzip the tar.gz:
sudo mkdir /usr/local