What is statelessness in RESTful Webservices?

Posted by Prem Tiwari | Updated on

As per REST architecture, a RESTful web service should not keep a client state on server. This restriction is called statelessness. It is responsibility of the client to pass its context to server and then server can store this context to process client’s further request. For example, session maintained by server is identified by session identifier passed by the client.


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