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venkatesh pendharkar
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Joined: Apr 29, 2006
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Can anyone tell me what exactly is the diference between web server & application server?? Currently I am using Apache Tomcat/4.1.34-LE-jdk14 for studying jsp.I think its a webserver as it only catains JSP & servlet container & not EJB container.SO is this the only difference between web & application server that it doesnt contain EJB container??
Please explain me this.
Bear Bibeault
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This is not a JSP issue, and has been discussed to death in the Tomcat forum. Please reference the existing topics there.
[ February 09, 2007: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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