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WebContainer Vs WebServer

 
Harikrishna Gorrepati
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Hi, I just want to get some insight which portion in Apache Tomcat software is called Web Container and which portion is called Web Server. Please advice.
 
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Tomcat is both.
 
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I advise not to use the term "web container", as it is confusing, and not used outside of the Java world. Tomcat is both a web server and a servlet container.
 
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Sure. Which portion (folder or files) of the software plays the role of web server and which portion plays the role of servlet container
 
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There is no separation of these functions - it is just one piece of server software, after all.
 
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