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Pradeep bhatt
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Joined: Feb 27, 2002
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Does Tomcat contain a web server or is it just a JSP/servlet container.
Plz clarify?
Why do we need apache webserver ?


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Juanjo Bazan
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Joined: Feb 04, 2002
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Tomcat is not just a JSP/Servlet container. You can use it as a standalone webserver.
Anyway, for serving static files, the performance of the Apache webserver is better, so your best option is integrate Tomcat as a plugin within the regular Apache server or any other commercial Web server.
Matthew Phillips
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Joined: Mar 09, 2001
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This topic belongs in the Apache/Tomcat forum. I will move it there.


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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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