Hello people, I had a query regarding Servlets. We know that niether Servlet,GenericServlet or HttpServlet implements Runnable interface .My question is first ,how could a container create threads of the servlet when its not Runnable, and secondly which part of the servlet is run .
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As to your question, it's simple: the container creates a new thread, and from within that thread it calls the service method of the servlet.
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I still dont get it .This thread that the container creates is it a java thread,(one in which you call start and run executes)or some other kind of thread.If its a java thread then how can the servlet class have a thread when it doesnt implement Runnable .Lastly what is executed in the new thread only service methods of servlet .