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From "Leon Rosenberg" <rosenberg.l...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat--> Web Server or Web Container?
Date Wed, 10 Dec 2008 12:45:16 GMT
tomcat is a web server for it serves http requests.
tomcat is a servlet container according to the servlet spec.
there is no such thing as web container.

regards
Leon

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 1:19 PM, Thangavel Sankaranarayanan
<tsankara@in.ibm.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I  have a doubt  which is breaking my head and I dont find good definition
> for it...
>
> What is the difference between Web Server and Web Container?
> What are the roles of Web Server and Web Container ?
> is Tomcat  a Web Server or Web Container ..and why?
>
>
> I would e very Thankfull to find a response for it.:)
>
> Regards,
> Thangavel Sankaranarayanan
>
>
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