Life of a JSP file
PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static content only.

Although servlets can respond to many types of requests, they most commonly implement web containers for hosting web applications on web servers and thus qualify as a server-side servlet web API.

- Jakarta Servlet

and compare "webcontainer" ) is the component of a web server that interacts with Jakarta Servlets.

- Web container
Life of a JSP file

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The JSP Model 2 architecture.

Jakarta Server Pages

Collection of technologies that helps software developers create dynamically generated web pages based on HTML, XML, SOAP, or other document types.

Collection of technologies that helps software developers create dynamically generated web pages based on HTML, XML, SOAP, or other document types.

The JSP Model 2 architecture.

To deploy and run Jakarta Server Pages, a compatible web server with a servlet container, such as Apache Tomcat or Jetty, is required.

Architecturally, JSP may be viewed as a high-level abstraction of Java servlets.