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Lighttpd vs. Microsoft IIS , which is better?

lighttpd is an open-source web server optimized for speed-critical environments while remaining standards-compliant, secure and flexible.

Internet Information Services is an extensible web server created by Microsoft for use with the Windows NT family. IIS supports HTTP, HTTP/2, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SMTP and NNTP.

Difference and similar

Developer

Lighttpd

Jan Kneschke

Microsoft IIS

Microsoft

Source model

Lighttpd

Open Source

Microsoft IIS

Closed

Written in

Lighttpd

C

Microsoft IIS

C++

Price

Lighttpd

$ 0

Microsoft IIS

Stable release

Lighttpd

March 11, 2018

Microsoft IIS

29 July 2015

Initial release

Lighttpd

March 2003

Microsoft IIS

May 30, 1995

OS Supported

Lighttpd

Microsoft IIS

Windows NT

Available language

Lighttpd

English

Microsoft IIS

Same languages as Windows

Website

Lighttpd

lighttpd.net

Microsoft IIS

iis.net