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webserver and application server

Jojo Khanna
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Joined: Feb 25, 2001
Posts: 5
Hi,
What is the difference between webserver and application server and what are their roles ?
Anjana Rao
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 25, 2001
Posts: 14
Hi Jojo,
A webserver provides a container for the webservices like servlets...whereas an app server provides container for the distributed components...it provides middelware services to these components like.....
managing the transaction, managing multiclient support, persistence, managing the resopurce and component life cycle...security, load balancing...
so a developer neednot bother abt these issues and just focus on business logic,
i hope this information wud help u...
Anjana
Jojo Khanna
Greenhorn

Joined: Feb 25, 2001
Posts: 5
Thanks Anjana for the help.
 
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