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need for app servers

 
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wht is the need for app servers?
 
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Short answer:
An app server coordinates running Java code in response to HTTP (a layer on top of TCP/IP) requests. It handles the network communication, the threading for multiple requests, and tracking session data among other things.

Ryan
[ April 07, 2005: Message edited by: Ryan McGuire ]
 
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