Compare IIS vs. Windows Server AppFabric

IIS is ranked 5th in Application Infrastructure with 2 reviews while Windows Server AppFabric is ranked 28th in Application Infrastructure. IIS is rated 7.6, while Windows Server AppFabric is rated 0. The top reviewer of IIS writes "A stable, somewhat scalable solution that needs lots of training when elements are upgraded". On the other hand, IIS is most compared with NGINX Plus, Oracle WebLogic Server and JBoss, whereas Windows Server AppFabric is most compared with 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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