Compare NGINX Plus vs. Windows Server AppFabric

NGINX Plus is ranked 2nd in Application Infrastructure with 8 reviews while Windows Server AppFabric is ranked 28th in Application Infrastructure. NGINX Plus is rated 9.6, while Windows Server AppFabric is rated 0. The top reviewer of NGINX Plus writes "Extremely efficient in terms of the connection rate to the CPU cycles ratio". On the other hand, NGINX Plus is most compared with HAProxy , F5 BIG-IP and IIS, whereas Windows Server AppFabric is most compared with IIS and NGINX Plus.
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​NGINX is a free tool in Brazil. There are some companies which do support it.​The price is the cost to contract support with a specialized company, usually during consulting hours.​​NGINX Plus is worth it, if you need it. If you do not need the features or support, the free and open source package is more than capable. ​I am not so happy with their pricing policy, but this is not the worse thing in my life. I can tolerate it.

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Overview

NGINX Plus is the all‑in‑one application delivery platform for the modern web.

NGINX is the world’s most popular open source web server and load balancer for high‑traffic sites, powering over 200 million properties.

NGINX Plus adds enterprise-ready features for HTTP, TCP, and UDP load balancing, such as session persistencehealth checksadvanced monitoring, and management to give you the freedom to innovate without being constrained by infrastructure.

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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Sample Customers
Locaweb, AppNexus, Wix, Reliam, Montana Interactive, MuleSoft, Warpwire, Discovery Education, InkaBinka, WordPress.com, Gogo, GOV.UK, NASAOSIsoft
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Software R&D Company23%
Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company13%
Financial Services Firm12%
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