Microsoft IIS vs. Gunicorn vs. Cowboy



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Description

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.

What is Gunicorn?

Gunicorn is a pre-fork worker model ported from Ruby's Unicorn project. The Gunicorn server is broadly compatible with various web frameworks, simply implemented, light on server resources, and fairly speedy.

What is Cowboy?

Cowboy aims to provide a complete HTTP stack in a small code base. It is optimized for low latency and low memory usage, in part because it uses binary strings. Cowboy provides routing capabilities, selectively dispatching requests to handlers written in Erlang.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Microsoft IIS?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Microsoft IIS?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Microsoft IIS?
1861 companies on StackShare use Microsoft IIS
What companies use Gunicorn?
203 companies on StackShare use Gunicorn
What companies use Cowboy?
12 companies on StackShare use Cowboy

Integrations

What tools integrate with Microsoft IIS?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft IIS
What tools integrate with Gunicorn?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gunicorn
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What are some alternatives to Microsoft IIS, Gunicorn, and Cowboy?

  • nginx - A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.
  • Apache HTTP Server - Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996
  • Apache Tomcat - An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies
  • Passenger - A fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js

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