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December 2017

— Application server responds to api calls, web server responds to network requests


A network request can be an api call thus an application server is usually deployed with a web server

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— Web servers: apache2, nginx..

— App servers: php or NODE rest Apis..

— Some can be deployed by the web server (like php from apache) or others can be even the same, both at the same time (NODE http server with REST api)

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— Ah, an application server typically is any service that can respond to an API call from the web server

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— Best explaination, web servers attend to http requests to load pages, and app servers attend to some webclient api to recive or process some data, most of the time is json

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— Hello Everyone! I'm new and in an N201 class this semester.

— Nice to meet you all.

— (A CS N201)