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Difference between web server and Application server?

Lee Xu
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Joined: Aug 24, 2001
Posts: 77
I am new to J2EE. Please give examples to differ web server and application server.
Thanks
Devender M Reddy
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Joined: Aug 21, 2001
Posts: 6
hi
webserver provides the services for webpage requests only,but application server provides apart from it,it also provides low 'level services' such as network implementation,resource management,security , transactions etc..
bye
dev
sunil seth
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Joined: Aug 18, 2001
Posts: 8
hi sunil here
webserver is the part of application server
webserver only deals with request and response from the wbepage to the server
but application server consists of the invironment and deals with many high and low level services like servlets,JNDI,java mailing,etc..etc..
Lee Xu
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Joined: Aug 24, 2001
Posts: 77
hi,
Thanks for your input!
 
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