Servlet / Servlet Interview Questions
Advantages of Servlet over CGI.
Servlet technology was introduced to overcome the shortcomings of CGI technology.
- Servlet provide better performance that CGI in terms of processing time, memory utilization because servlets uses benefits of multithreading and for each request a new thread is created, that is faster than loading creating new Object for each request with CGI.
- Servlet is platform and system independent, the web application developed with Servlet can be run on any standard web container such as Tomcat, JBoss, Glassfish servers and on operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix, Solaris, Mac etc.
- Servlets are robust because container takes care of life cycle of servlet and we don?t need to worry about memory leaks, security, garbage collection etc.
- Servlets are easy to maintain and scalable.
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