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tomcat is a standalone webcontainer ,what does that mean?

 
Vishal Hegde
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Tomcat is a standalone webcontainer. what does that mean?
 
Ulf Dittmer
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The term "web container" is sometimes used to describe the combination of a web server and a servlet container. Since the term is not widely used (and hardly ever outside the Java world), I advise people to stay away from it. Also see http://faq.javaranch.com/java/WebVsApplicationServer
 
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