Microsoft IIS vs Apache Tomcat: What are the differences?
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; Apache Tomcat: An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
Microsoft IIS and Apache Tomcat belong to "Web Servers" category of the tech stack.
"Great with .net" is the top reason why over 77 developers like Microsoft IIS, while over 76 developers mention "Easy" as the leading cause for choosing Apache Tomcat.
Apache Tomcat is an open source tool with 3.44K GitHub stars and 2.36K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Apache Tomcat's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Microsoft IIS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1492 company stacks & 302 developers stacks; compared to Apache Tomcat, which is listed in 562 company stacks and 419 developer stacks.
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