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Application Server and Web Server

Ashok Srinivasan

Joined: Jun 24, 2004
Posts: 15
Difference between Application Server abd WebServer
Gaurav Saxena

Joined: May 28, 2002
Posts: 29
Basic difference between An Application Server and a web erver is that A Web server has no support for running EJBs. It Only provieds support for running web-applications (having JSPs, Servlet, plain Java classes etc.). If at all your application requires Support for Enterprise Java Beans then to host your EJBs you require an Application server.
thats the most basic difference bn. and Appserver and a Web-Server.For more information try a lil bit of googling and browse thru java.sun.com.

Gaurav Saxena<br />Programmer Analyst<br />Portland, Oregon
Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
Posts: 17249

Good Answer, I am going to close this thread as this is not a Servlets question, and this is a Servlets forum.


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