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a simple question

Rajeev Nair
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What is the difference between
Web Server, Application Server and a Servlet Container ?.

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Frank Carver

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In addition to that, a Servlet Container is just a specific type of Application Server which can host Java Servlets and conforms to some version of the Servlet API. Most Servlet Containers also have other features, of course.

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