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MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-643): Configuring Windows Server® 2008 Applications Infrastructure by J.C. Mackin and Anil Desai

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Chapter 5. Installing and Configuring Web Applications

Modern websites provide functionality on par with the experience found in many locally installed client applications. They provide access to databases in both public and intranet environments and enable users to customize their experience based on specific needs. Web applications or web services rely upon a variety of standards, protocols, and development technologies.

The Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system includes Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5, a complete web services platform capable of supporting various types of web content and applications. IIS 7.5 and IIS 7.0, which were released with Windows Server 2008, are known collectively as IIS 7. IIS 7 provides significant enhancements ...

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