What is IIS, or Internet Information Services? It’s Microsoft’s web server design for Windows systems. As with any server, IIS enables servers to deliver information across networks, both local and wide. How does it compare with Apache? Watch the video to find out.
Fist, let’s define what a web server like IIS does. Web servers deliver information, including web pages and downloads. Watching Netflix? That movie is streaming via a web server. In the enterprise, web servers double as portals for sophisticated business apps, bringing middleware and backend applications together.
Internet Information Services only runs on Microsoft Windows, and Apache is more flexible, as it is open source. But that means IIS integrates very well will other Microsoft products and services, has robust security features, and help desk support.
So what do you think of IIS? How does it compare to Apache? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to hit that like button.
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