We performed a comparison between IIS and Tomcat based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Application Server solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"The tool is very easy to use and efficient."
"The product is scalable."
"We use Windows Server only for Eggplant Manager."
"The initial setup is simple."
"When you are working with Microsoft solutions, you will see that the integration with the operating system, and implementing some security features, are easier in IIS than when using another solution."
"IIS is easy to configure in terms of websites and other solutions."
"It has an intuitive user interface and provides a lot of options for building reports."
"It's very easy to publish."
"One of the most valuable features of Tomcat is its compatibility with the Apache web server and its ease of configuration. It is simple to set up and maintain and allows for easy management of database connections, transactions, and isolation. Overall, Tomcat is a user-friendly application server that makes it easy to manage various aspects of database interactions."
"The solution is scalable."
"Tomcat is a simple, light environment, whereas the full Red Hat Fuse solution is heavier."
"I would rate the pricing a ten out of ten, where one is high price and ten is low price. The pricing is pretty low."
"Our company doesn't face any stability issues while using Tomcat."
"It is a scalable platform."
"The most valuable feature is how simple it is to deploy the solution."
"It is easy to set up."
"In the next release, the tool should be more easily integrated and configured with other provisions. The pricing should also be made cheaper since it's very expensive now."
"Occasionally, we encounter performance issues with IIS where it becomes unresponsive and requires a solution restart."
"There is an issue with the network. The tool's price is also high."
"The solution's scalability needs improvement."
"At the moment, we have big problems with stability, and I'm not very happy at the moment. So, the stability could be improved."
"The solution is slow and could have better performance."
"IIS could improve by having some features related to ASR and HTTPS certificate generation."
"IIS could improve by Microsoft Windows improving the update services. We would like to be able to update all systems that are connected. The WSA service has to be in good order to accomplish this."
"Tomcat is not user-friendly. I would also like to be able to have multiple applications run at the same time."
"The product's pricing needs improvement."
"Vulnerability is one of the areas that can be considered an issue in the solution."
"Tomcat needs to improve its stability."
"If Apache can come up with a better solution to provide better security, that would be ideal."
"Sometimes we face issues with the private and public networks and ensuring that once Tomcat is installed, that it is secure."
"The solution cannot host .NET applications."
"Security integration in Tomcat is complicated. We need to use another tool to solve the security issues."
IIS is ranked 4th in Application Server with 31 reviews while Tomcat is ranked 2nd in Application Server with 14 reviews. IIS is rated 8.0, while Tomcat is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IIS writes "Easy to install, and integrate with the operating system". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tomcat writes "Beneficial comparability, easy to manage database interactions, and large online support resources". IIS is most compared with NGINX Plus, Apache Web Server, Oracle WebLogic Server, Microsoft .NET Framework and JBoss, whereas Tomcat is most compared with Oracle WebLogic Server, JBoss, IBM WebSphere Application Server, Oracle GlassFish and Caucho Resin. See our IIS vs. Tomcat report.
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