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Why to use Tomcat 6?

Eugenio Flores
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Joined: Sep 13, 2007
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Hello, is is enough to have Tomcat 6 as app server instead of something like jboss? what are the advantages to have an comercial app server instead of Tomcat 6?
Justin Chu
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Jboss uses tomcat as the web container. Tomcat is just a web container supporting Servlet 2.5 and JSP 2.1, if you want other things like EJB, you can use JBoss, or other java application server packages.
 
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