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Difference between web server and Application server?

 
Lee Xu
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I am new to J2EE. Please give examples to differ web server and application server.
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Devender M Reddy
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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..
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dev
 
sunil seth
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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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hi,
Thanks for your input!
 
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