IIS vs. Windows Server AppFabric

IIS is ranked 6th in Application Infrastructure with 1 review vs Windows Server AppFabric which is ranked 27th in Application Infrastructure. The top reviewer of IIS writes "For us it's a lightweight web host that is easy to configure for simple webpages". IIS is most compared with Tomcat, Oracle WebLogic Server and JBoss. Windows Server AppFabric is most compared with InterSystems Ensemble, IIS and NGINX Plus.
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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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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.Windows Server AppFabric extends Windows Server to provide enhanced hosting, management, and caching capabilities for Web applications and middle-tier services. The AppFabric hosting features add service management extensions to Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows Process Activation Service (WAS), and the .NET Framework 4. This includes Hosting Services and Hosting Administration tools that make it easier to deploy, configure, and manage Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) based services. The AppFabric caching features add a distributed, in-memory object cache to Windows Server that makes it easier to scale out high-performance .NET applications, especially ASP.NET applications.
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Erste Bank Group, NJVC, Samsung Electronics, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Tata Steel Europe, Urban Software InstituteOSIsoft
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