[OT] are tomcat and jetty simply alternative java servlet engines?
Carlos A. Carnero Delgado
carloscarnero at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 12:19:36 UTC 2010
On 6/24/10, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> yes, it's OT, but i suspect someone here can answer this in one
> sentence or less. i've downloaded a package that permits building
> selecting either tomcat or jetty, so i just want to clarify that those
> two packages are simply alternative java servlet engines.
Yup, you're 100% correct, Both are servlet containers.
> and, as a last point, both of the above are just lighter
> alternatives to a full-figured jboss install, is that correct?
Yes, again. They provide only the servlet technology* whereas a full
blow JEE container such as JBoss or Glassfish go for the whole JEE
*Well, actually they (Tomcat & Jetty) support other pieces, JSP, JNDI,
etc. but not EJB, for instance.
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