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Basic difference between Application server & Webserver
Joined: Sep 13, 2004
Oct 12, 2004 23:37:00
I want to know the basic difference between Application server(Like Websphere) and the Webserver(Apache
can any please tell me in detail why we need Applcation server and Webserver.
Ramesh Shanmugam - SCJP 1.5
Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Oct 14, 2004 21:34:00
first: Apache Tomcat is not just a webserver. Many people would in fact call it an application server.
Websphere, iPlanet, SunONE,
-> These things are usually called app servers, and what they really mean is "it does
Tomcat is not quite a "full-blown" app server, because it only does servlets/jsps and not
a plain old "web server" (like Apache), serves only HTML pages (as long as it doesn't have any modules).
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