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Ravi Kotha
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Can any of u tell me the difference between "Application server and Web server"...
 
Vishnu Prakash
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Search this forum. I am sure you will get better answers.
 
Anonymous
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Heri is a short description :

-web server is a static site :Read a file and send it back
-web application server is a dynamic site (web application)
this manage data in a database and create html (in java they are mainly two type of application server one with ( the one whitch have only an web application container ex: tomcat and the one whoe have a web application container and ejb container
- Web portal :Manage several dynamic site (all in one)
 
Roger Chung-Wee
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I think of a servlet container, which runs JSPs and servlets, to be conceptually part of the web server - even if they run in separate processes. An example of this configuation is the Apache web server which loads the mod_jk plug-in to communicate with the Tomcat container.
 
Stan James
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Roger, I agree with you because servlets and JSPs are "web" stuff to me. But many of our engineers consider anything with Java to be "application" territory. It doesn't hurt to check your definitions when starting conversations with new folks.
 
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