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komal ekbote

Joined: Jun 20, 2007
Posts: 17
Hello Ranchers,
Can anyone please explain me what do we mean by the "Deployment"?
Sagar Rohankar
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Joined: Feb 19, 2008
Posts: 2904

Dictionary meaning of "Deployment" :
Deployment : noun

1. an arrangement or classification of things
2. an implementation, or putting into use, of something

"Deployment" in simple terms , putting your .war file into servlet container, so that container read its "Deployment Descriptor" (web.xml) and instantiate the parameters and servelts to process request to deployed web apps.

I may not be able to explain you fully , any fellow ranchers will explain you in detail.

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Amit Ghorpade

Joined: Jun 06, 2007
Posts: 2851

In short deployment is the proper placement of the files on the web server and making the web server aware of some required configuration so that the web server can determine the deployed files.

For more info take a look at Apache deployment docs.

Hope this helps
[ July 21, 2008: Message edited by: Amit Ghorpade ]

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