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What is Microsoft IIS?

Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
Microsoft IIS is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.

Who uses Microsoft IIS?

Companies
5726 companies reportedly use Microsoft IIS in their tech stacks, including Microsoft, MIT, and Starbucks.

Developers
2018 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Microsoft IIS.

Microsoft IIS Integrations

Why developers like Microsoft IIS?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Microsoft IIS
Microsoft IIS Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Microsoft IIS in their tech stack.

Andrey Kurdyumov
Andrey Kurdyumov
Sr. Software developer · | 4 upvotes · 2.8K views
Visual Studio
PowerShell
Microsoft IIS

I use Microsoft IIS because it is shipped by default with Windows Servers for which of them I usually develop applications. IIS perfectly managed from PowerShell which I use as well, thus it is very easy choice for me. I could have clean Windows instance and bring it to desired state using PowerShell capabilities. Also this is default configuration for debugging in Visual Studio which means that I develop in the environment which is closer to production.

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feiock
feiock
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atPerformance Assessment Network (PAN)Performance Assessment Network (PAN)
Microsoft IIS

Web server for our 9 web applications and associated web services and external integrations Microsoft IIS

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Microsoft IIS

This is a legacy system requirement. We have some portions of our website written in PHP. Normally this wouldn't be an issue but at the time they decided to use PHP+Windows they were also trying to use MSSQL databases (All the microsoft influence was due to some azure credits the company received early on). The particular driver they ended up picking forced them into using the mssql_* functions instead of PDO. This meant that the majority of the site used these rather outdated calls and replacing them was a rather large endeavour. So while we migrate some of the PHP backend away to various node.js api systems we are simply sustaining the existing PHP portions. Microsoft IIS

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Microsoft IIS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Microsoft IIS?
Apache Tomcat
Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
nginx
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
SharePoint
It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
Apache HTTP Server
The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet.
OpenResty
OpenResty (aka. ngx_openresty) is a full-fledged web application server by bundling the standard Nginx core, lots of 3rd-party Nginx modules, as well as most of their external dependencies.
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