What's Changed in IIS 6.0 (IIS 6.0)
IIS 6.0 core components and architecture are redesigned, which makes this version of IIS significantly different from previous versions. IIS 6.0 meets organizations demands for the following improvements:
Reliability. Greater reliability by providing a way to isolate one application from another.
Manageability. Better manageability by providing a configurable XML-based metabase.
Security. Tighter security by providing a locked-down security strategy.
Performance and scalability. Improved performance by providing isolation in-process. Built-in scalability by offering an architecture that allows you to consolidate sites and applications on fewer servers.