Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Jul 2009 16:06 UTC, submitted by estherschindler
General Development Windows might be a popular platform for running certain kinds of Web applications. But too many developers have been burnt by trying to deploy PHP applications on a Windows server. "If you banged on [a PHP application] too hard on Windows, IIS would crash, and nobody could tell why it died," Microsoft's Garrett Serack says. Microsoft is aiming to change that. In fact, while you weren't looking, they already made some improvements.
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Shouldn't this say "suck less on IIS"?
by massysett on Thu 30th Jul 2009 18:59 UTC
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Apparently it is IIS that is crashing, not Windows. Thus wouldn't using Apache on Windows also solve this problem? Apache does run on Windows. Is it that nobody bothers to run Apache on Windows?

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