IIS more used then Apache?

Recently Port80 released the conclusions of their survey and….. IIS is taking the lead as a hosting platform for the Fortune 1000 Web Sites. And what to think when IIS 7.0 is released :).

Overall, IIS 4, 5, and 6 deployments continue to lead with a combined 54.9% share of all Fortune 1000 corporate sites versus Apacheā„¢ 23.3% share.

Read the full article at the source.

Will PHP have superman speed on IIS 7?

I have just read a post from Mike Volodarsky about PHP on IIS 7. And this will rock the world.. :).
The parsing of PHP will be lighting fast. read more at the source.

Right as I was about to go home, one of our developers comes in to tell me some good news about our new IIS7 FastCGI module. So, I figure I would shed some light on our recent work to improve hosting PHP (yes, you read right, PHP) applications on Windows/IIS.

The IIS team is committed to providing production quality support for PHP applications, which is currently lacking on the Windows platform. It turns out, while 70%+ of PHP developers develop on Windows, actually hosting PHP applications on Windows is not recommended by the PHP community for production. Why?
Here is the reason…