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please let me know !!

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I recommend the removal of this entry. IMHO, it is a junk question. – user1797 Mar 18 '10 at 13:22

Tomcat is an open source servlet container that provides a "pure Java" HTTP web server environment for Java code to run

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I suppose it depends on where you draw the line in definition. It's not a general purpose web server, though.

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Tomcat is a Webserver and a Servlet Container. Manytimes it is confused as application server. but it is definitely not an fullfledged Java EE application server

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