1. for writing and running servlets what api (java sdk) do we need to install ? EE enterprise or SE standard edition ?? sun's java web server contains appropriate module that can run servlets... right ? So one needs such a module to run the servlets ? 2. what about apache web server ? it comes with the servlet engine ? or is it called container ? 3. there are two parts : one is the sdk and the other is runtime environment. the runtime engine required to run servlets is the "container" ? right ? about the sdk ? [ August 07, 2002: Message edited by: mark stone ]
Well, you've posted this in the Tomcat forum. Tomcat contains all the necessary J2EE classes to run servlets and JSPs. Apache is NOT a Java server, but for performance reasons, it's often used to connect to a backend Java server like Tomcat. Tomcat can run just fine without Apache, just a little more overhead on non-Java stuff like basic HTML pages. I recommend you raid the local bookstore for intro books/magazines on the subject. I think you may also find some recommendations here at the JavaRanch.
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thanks for the url. ok, which one is the one that would install the tomcat container for apache web server jakarta-tomcat-4.0.4.exe jakarta-tomcat-4.0.4-LE-jdk14.zip can you please briefly let me know what is the purpose for this zip file ?