Difference between Web Browser and Web Server.

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Web Browser is a software which is used to browse and display pages available over internet whereas web server is a software which provides these documents when requested by web browsers.

Following are the important differences between Web Browser and Web Server.

Sr. No.KeyWeb BrowserWeb Server
1PurposeWeb Browser is a software which is used to browse and display pages available over internet.Web server is a software which provides these documents when requested by web browsers.
2ProcessA web browser sends request to server for web based documents and services.Web server sees and approves those requests made by web browsers and sends the document in response.
3ProcessWeb browser sends an HTTP Request and gets a HTTP Response.Web server receives HTTP Request and sends a HTTP Response.
4Processing ModelWeb browser has no processing model.Web server follows three major processing models: process based, thread based or hybrid.
5Data StorageWeb browsers stores user data in cookies in local machine.Web server provide an area to store the website.
6InstallationWeb Browser is installed on user's machine.Web server can be installed any where but it need to be on a network or on local computer.
7ExampleGoogle ChromeApache Server
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Published on 27-Nov-2019 12:07:46
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