What is the difference between a servlet container, an application server and a Web container? A servlet container...
is specifically designed to manage servlets only, while an application server manages many different types of software components including EJBs, JSPs, message publishers and subscribers, etc.
A servlet container can be considered part of an application server, since J2EE application servers provide a servlet container within their complete infrastructure.
Dig Deeper on Java Web Services
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.