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When running Java Web applications, you’ll come across many terms including Web Server, Application Server, and Application Runtime, among others …. But what exactly are these and what is the difference between all of them? There is a lot of confusion around the terminology and the meaning of each word.
In this guide we dive a little bit deeper into this to help eliminate some of that confusion while indicating how and when to use the different types of Java Runtimes.
Category: User Guide
Subject: Jakarta EE