Choosing Apache or IIS? Use Both

Posted: 2007-02-14 17:07:19

Why settle on just one Paradigm when you can have the best of both worlds? Use each Model with what it does best…

Place Linux/Apache up front and ProxyPass requests/URLs to IIS, or use some other proxy server to handle the redirects.

And if you would like, everything can go under one Windows system by using WAMP. Just make sure to disable socket pooling.

In a way, with this method, you can also secure IIS by using mod_security under Apache. Though the days of IIS 5 are over, and I have to admit that IIS 6 and 7 are okay to stand on their own.