Well-designed GWT applications can make near-optimal use of network and server resources. Application startup time, for example, is critically important in making a good first and subsequent impression on your users. But do you know how to tweak your HTTP response headers in exactly the right way to produce blissfully fast startup? (Hint: you can let the browser permanently cache nearly every file!) This session will focus on specific deployment strategies for both Apache and Tomcat as well as outline best practices for application deployment to ensure great performance and seamless upgrades.