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Application and webserver

vinoth sathiyamoorthy
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Joined: Sep 30, 2008
Posts: 31
what is the difference between application server(j2sdk 1.4) and web server?
Is Tomcat is like an application server?
any one differentiate it?
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
Hello "vinoth krm "-

Welcome to JavaRanch.

On your way in you may have missed that we have a policy on screen names here at JavaRanch. Basically, it must consist of a first name, a space, and a last name. Since yours does not conform with it, please take a moment to change it, which you can do right here.

As to your question, this page may help: WebVsApplicationServer
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