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Difference b/w Application server and web server

Nasir Mkhan
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Joined: May 13, 2001
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Hello! can anyone describe to me waht is the difference b/w Application server(WebLogic etc.) and web server?Is web server only performs http services? I will be thankful.
hanumanth reddy
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Joined: Jun 12, 2000
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Web server will will only serve http request response protocols

where as application will serve all the the transaction etc which are required to the business logic


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Nasir Mkhan
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Thanks reddy.
 
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