Firebase vs Microsoft IIS: What are the differences?
What is Firebase? The Realtime App Platform. Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
What is Microsoft IIS? A web server for Microsoft Windows. 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.
Firebase and Microsoft IIS are primarily classified as "Realtime Backend / API" and "Web Servers" tools respectively.
"Realtime backend made easy" is the primary reason why developers consider Firebase over the competitors, whereas "Great with .net" was stated as the key factor in picking Microsoft IIS.
Instacart, Twitch, and PedidosYa are some of the popular companies that use Firebase, whereas Microsoft IIS is used by MIT, Starbucks, and Webedia. Firebase has a broader approval, being mentioned in 838 company stacks & 957 developers stacks; compared to Microsoft IIS, which is listed in 1492 company stacks and 302 developer stacks.
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