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What is the difference between CGI and Servlet?
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CGI creates process for each client call where as servlet creates process for the first time and then uses thread for each client.

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CGI can respose for only one request at a time.but in servlet so many request at a time.

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cgi program or script may be platform independent.but servlet is may not be platform indpendent.

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CGI:It is difficult to control the security previleges of servlet
servlet:It control security previleges of servlet

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