Initial Load: 3.229s
Subsequent Loads: 0.115 0.323 0.323s
Inital Load: 9.671s
Subsequent Loads: 3.005 0.554 0.594s
Initial Load: 1.278s
Subsequent Loads: 0.559s 0.623
For Webrick is the time to boot it was about 3-4 times as long as it took to start Tomcat and deploy app through the manager (no more than 10 seconds) but for Glassfish, deployments took anywhere from 29-52 seconds.
Not like it really matters, but the hardware/software: VMWare Debian 4.0 JRE1.6 running on aging AMD K7-1.5 with 1.2GB RAM.
franz-g4:~ mdfranz$ time wget http://192.168.100.91:8080/hello/say/hello
Connecting to 192.168.100.91:8080... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 86 [text/html]
19:30:59 (1.61 MB/s) - `hello.4' saved [86/86]