You are on the wrong mailing list, but I'll try to help. 'Classic Apache', otherwise known as httpd, is a http server written in C.

Tomcat is a http server and servlet container written in Java. It can operate completely independently of httpd.

There are connectors that allow you to put httpd in front, passing selective requests back to a tomcat instance.


2010/3/12 Guus Ellenkamp <>
Can anyone tell me what's the exact difference between the 'normal' Apache
webserver and Tomcat? Sounds to me that Tomcat is Apache + Java stuff. Am I