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App server and web server

Vrinda
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Joined: Feb 13, 2000
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What is the difference between a web server and application server. Is Web-Logic a web server or app- server
paul wheaton
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This has to be a huge can of worms.
An App server has everything a web server has and more.
A typicla web server will serve web pages. Sometimes it will do some dynamic html stuff too.
An app server will also run applications and distributed stuff - usually EJB.

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Vrinda
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Joined: Feb 13, 2000
Posts: 21
Hi Paul,
I did not get a response to the second half of the question.
Is the webologic server an app-server or a web server
Thanks.
Vrinda
 
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