IIS


IIS (Internet information Services) is a Microsoft web server that contains a group of programs which are used to deploy and administrate web sites.

Advantages

  • Great cooperation with the operating system and with Microsoft applications
  • Can be easily controlled and managed
  • Good tech support
  • It has a reduced deployment cost per individual user
  • It has reusable components

 Disadvantages

  • It works only in Windows environments
  • It's not a very flexible web server
  • It has a weak backup solution system

 Components

  • Protocol Listeners
  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol Stack (HTTP.sys)
  • HTTP Administration and Configuration
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Process Management
  • Windows Process Activation Service (WAS)
  • HTTP modules
  • Security modules
  • Content modules
  • Compression modules
  • Caching modules
  • Logging and Diagnostics modules
  • Managed modules
  • Application Pools

 Development tools

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

 Versions

  • IIS 1.0
  • IIS 2.0
  • IIS 3.0
  • IIS 4.0
  • IIS 5.0
  • IIS 5.1
  • IIS 6.0
  • IIS 7.0
  • IIS 7.5
  • IIS 8.0
  • IIS 8.5