Web container

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A web container (also known as a servlet container;[1] and compare "webcontainer"

runtime environment for additional web components, including security, concurrency, lifecycle management, transaction
, deployment, and other services.

List of Servlet containers

The following is a list of applications which implement the Jakarta Servlet specification from Eclipse Foundation, divided depending on whether they are directly sold or not.

Open source Web containers

Commercial Web containers


  1. ^ Pilgrim, Peter A. (20 September 2013). "The lifecycle of Java Servlets". Java EE 7 Developer Handbook. Professional expertise distilled. Packt Publishing Ltd (published 2013). . Retrieved 2016-06-16. Java Servlets are governed by a web container (a Servlet container).
  2. ^ Puthal, B (2009). "J2EE Framework for project development". Retrieved 2016-06-15. The types of components within J2EE environment are [...] JSP or servlet as web components running inside webtainer [...]