This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
why do tomcat or for that matter any other servlet contaier requires JVM ? there is no main method in the servlets/jsp and the lifecycle of servlets/jsp is managed by container so why the need of JVM ? am i missing something here ? the other day i was installing glassfish in eclipse and it only asked me that it required JDK. so i selected JDK in the option where it askes for VM. shouldnt it be the same case for tomcat as well ?