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What is the difference between session and cookies?


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Answered 2007-12-28 16:45:01

Cookies persist on your local computer, they are small text files that are stored there by websites and web applications that contain some basic information about you as a user.

Sessions are application specific and persist only as long as you are actively engaged with a particular web site. For instance if you leave Amazon.com open do some shopping, then close the web browser before making any purchases, your session has ended, however the cookie that identifies your username still exists on your local computer.

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The session is stored on the web server. The cookies is stored in a little file on users machine. This means that the session is (relatively) secure, whereas the cookie can be edited by the end user.


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