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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.

What is Apache Tomcat?

Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.

What is Passenger?

Phusion Passenger is a web server and application server, designed to be fast, robust and lightweight. It takes a lot of complexity out of deploying web apps, adds powerful enterprise-grade features that are useful in production, and makes administration much easier and less complex.

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    Why do developers choose Passenger?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Microsoft IIS?
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    What are the cons of using Apache Tomcat?
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    What are the cons of using Passenger?
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    Companies

    What companies use Microsoft IIS?
    1455 companies on StackShare use Microsoft IIS
    What companies use Apache Tomcat?
    504 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat
    What companies use Passenger?
    370 companies on StackShare use Passenger

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Microsoft IIS?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft IIS
    What tools integrate with Apache Tomcat?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Tomcat
    What tools integrate with Passenger?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger

    What are some alternatives to Microsoft IIS, Apache Tomcat, and Passenger?

    • 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
    • Unicorn - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix
    • Gunicorn - A Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX

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