Application Infrastructure Review Roundup: Apache vs. Microsoft

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This week’s review roundup is Application Infrastructure solutions. Application Infrastructure solutions make enterprises more productive by enabling enterprise developers to build integrated multi-tier applications easily.

bridgeOur community of real IT users have a lot to say about the solutions they are using in their businesses. Here are a few examples:

Apache Web Server – “Depending on what operating system you are using, you can have a website up in no time using Apache web server. Very easy to install on multiple platforms. 90% of our web servers are using Apache, I like the fact that there is no management interface, so that we can minimize system resources when it comes to large scale deployments. As Apache is opensource the community is great when it comes to documentation and troubleshooting problems.” Read full review here.

Another one of our reviewers wrote the following about Apache:

Apache Web Server – “The Software is free. A few important features in the long list include: stability – it’s continuously supported by the open source community, reducing the bugs and errors. portability – Apache is available for multiple OS Customizability – custom modules can be built easily. Efficient handling of client requests. Most popular webserver on the internet. No support is available from Apache software foundation. Apache needs fine tuning of its components when in a larger environment, otherwise it can make your server unresponsive.” Read full review here.

Microsoft Systems Center – “System Center 2012 SP1 is one hell of infrastructure management suite. With careful planning and installation of key components, you can take control of your entire environment…Installation is cumbersome and not much documentation available for best practices for installation. While some components require less prerequisites others are very extensive. ” Read full review here.

Visit IT Central Station to browse real user reviews of other Application Infrastructure solutions including NetWeaver BPM, PHP Engine, and more.


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