Compare IIS vs. Microsoft .NET Framework

IIS is ranked 5th in Application Infrastructure with 1 review while Microsoft .NET Framework which is ranked 11th in Application Infrastructure with 2 reviews. IIS is rated 8.0, while Microsoft .NET Framework is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of IIS writes "For us it's a lightweight web host that is easy to configure for simple webpages". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft .NET Framework writes "Supports our development of multiple in-house applications and systems". IIS is most compared with NGINX Plus, Oracle WebLogic Server and JBoss, whereas Microsoft .NET Framework is most compared with Magic xpa Application Platform, IBM WebSphere Application Server and Apache Web Server.
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Pros
It is a lightweight web host that is easy to configure for simple webpages.

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Initial setup is straightforward. All the components are readily available.The addition of generics to handle common functionality across types, and the more recent upgrade of the dataset to the Entity Framework, has cut development time drastically, while increasing quality and confidence between builds.The .NET Framework simplified operations dealing with the allocation and deallocation of memory spaces and the additional processing resources.

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Cons
Finding different settings can be difficult if you don't know where to look.

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Needs stronger security with respect to cloud issues.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It is licensed with your Windows installation which makes it relatively cheap if you already have a Windows Server sitting around.

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Do your homework. Consider the partnership program.

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8.5
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Overview
Internet Information Services (IIS) provides a secure, easy-to-manage, modular and extensible platform for reliably hosting websites, services and applications. With IIS, you get choice and control without giving up reliability or security..NET Framework is a software framework that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows. It includes a large class library named Framework Class Library (FCL) and provides language interoperability across several programming languages. Programs written for .NET Framework execute in a software environment named Common Language Runtime (CLR), an application virtual machine that provides services such as security, memory management, and exception handling. FCL and CLR together constitute .NET Framework.
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Erste Bank Group, NJVC, Samsung Electronics, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Tata Steel Europe, Urban Software InstituteCurtin University, Rockwell Automation, Aruba Networks, Insurity Inc., City of Barcelona, Pennsylvania DCNR, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, A1 Telekom Austria AG, Eastman Chemical Company
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