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Webserver Vs Application Server

Ramkumar Subburaj
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I am developing an e-commerce website using servlets and jsp and tiles, .
i want to know whether there will be a performance difference when running the same application in a web server(tomcat) and application server(JBoss) 5.0

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Paul Sturrock

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Well, JBoss AS uses Tomcat as its servlet container so it should be much the same. But then, if you are only using servlet technologies why use JBoss?

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Ramkumar Subburaj
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Thanks for the reply. i just had a doubt
giuseppe morreale

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If you use only servlet/jsp I suggest tomcat because is more lightweight than an application server like jboss

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