JSP offers a number of advantages over other server−side scripting languages − as you've already seen,
performance is just one of them. And this performance edge becomes particularly important when you
combine it with another important benefit − the ability to seamlessly connect to a variety of database servers.
By offering seamless database connectivity (okay, it's not as transparent as the database connectivity available
in PHP, but it's still pretty good!) in combination with faster response times, JSP allows developers to build
complex, scalable, data−driven Web applications while simultaneously enjoying short development cycles....