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What is Windows Server ?

It is a brand name for a group of server operating systems released by Microsoft. It includes all Windows operating systems, Increase security, evolve your data center, and innovate faster with Microsoft Windows Server, the cloud-ready operating system.
Windows Server is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.

Who uses Windows Server ?

Companies
25 companies reportedly use Windows Server in their tech stacks, including MIT, XMLi5 Ltd., and Hangfire.

Developers
26 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Windows Server .

Windows Server Integrations

Why developers like Windows Server ?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Windows Server
Top Reasons
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Windows Server Reviews

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

Paul Whittemore
Paul Whittemore
Owner and Developer at Appurist Software · | 4 upvotes · 899 views
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Amazon LightSail
Vultr

For those needing hosting on Windows or Windows Server too (and avoiding licensing hurdles), both Vultr and Amazon LightSail offer compelling choices, depending on how much compute power you need. Don't underestimate Amazon LightSail, especially for smaller or starting projects, but Vultr also offers an incremental $16 Windows option on top of their standard compute offerings.

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Windows Server Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Windows Server ?
Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
Debian
Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.
Centos
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
Linux
A clone of the operating system Unix, written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims towards POSIX and Single UNIX Specification compliance.
CoreOS
CoreOS is designed for security, consistency, and reliability. Instead of installing packages via yum or apt, CoreOS uses Linux containers to manage your services at a higher level of abstraction. A single service's code and all dependencies are packaged within a container that can be run on one or many CoreOS machines.
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Windows Server 's Followers
15 developers follow Windows Server to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Dick Koekemoer
Benjamin Poon
Himansu Sekhar
James Simm
Justin Donnelly
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Raul Toledo
Tobias Kocherscheidt
Dmytro Golodiuk
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