File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
The moose likes Servlets and the fly likes a simple question Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Spring in Action this week in the Spring forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Servlets
Bookmark "a simple question" Watch "a simple question" New topic
Author

a simple question

Rajeev Nair
Ranch Hand

Joined: Mar 11, 2002
Posts: 51
What is the difference between
Web Server, Application Server and a Servlet Container ?.
Thanks


Raj<br />Sun Certified Java Programmer
Frank Carver
Sheriff

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
Search is your friend: See this old thread
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.


Read about me at frankcarver.me ~ Raspberry Alpha Omega ~ Frank's Punchbarrel Blog
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: a simple question