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app server vs web server

rakesh sugirtharaj
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Joined: Dec 16, 2007
Posts: 151
Hi all,

Whats the difference between a app server and a web server? Is apache a web server. I read a lot of docs on the net but still dont understand. Can anyone explain?

Thanks in advance

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
I agree. Here's the link:
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