Archive for the ‘Benchmarks’ Category

LiteSpeed Cache for WordPress (Beta) Receives Great Early Feedback!
Outperforming ZenCache While Still In Beta!

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

We are still collecting feedback on LiteSpeed Cache for WordPress (Beta), however we are very pleased to announce that initial results have been very positive, showing a large decrease in load times over other currently available caching software.
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PHP 7 vs HHVM Benchmark Series 3: How fast can WordPress go?

Friday, September 4th, 2015

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In our previous PHP 7 vs HHVM benchmark, Benchmark Series 2: WordPress, we saw HHVM outperform PHP 7 by 7% on WordPress. That test was performed without any cache involvement to test pure HHVM and PHP 7 performance. In our recent Getting the Best WordPress Performance article, we saw just how much of a difference a page cache can make in regards to WordPress performance.

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Getting the Best WordPress Performance

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Wordpress Bechmark

In our previous PHP 7 vs HHVM benchmark, Benchmark Series 2: WordPress, we saw HHVM outperform PHP 7 by 7% on WordPress. That test was performed without any cache involvement to test pure HHVM and PHP 7 performance. But what about WordPress performance in a real world situation?

According to W3Techs’ usage report, WordPress is used by 24.3% of all the websites and holds 58.7% of the content management system market share. As the #1 content management system, we want to see how fast WordPress can be in a real world environment.
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PHP 7 vs HHVM Benchmark Series 2: WordPress

Friday, July 24th, 2015

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Based on the results of the Hello World Benchmark Test, we now know that LiteSpeed and OpenLiteSpeed have the smallest IPC overhead and provides the best performance for PHP 7 and HHVM of the web servers tested. We will be using OpenLiteSpeed to do the 2nd benchmark test where we will be targeting a sample WordPress site to see the performance difference. We know from our first test that PHP 7 is 140% faster than HHVM on hello world. How about when using WordPress?
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PHP7 vs HHVM Benchmark Series 1: Hello World

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

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What is the best platform for the fastest PHP engines?

The competition between PHP 7 and HHVM is starting to heat up. HHVM was previously the front runner, originally converting PHP code to C++ but eventually changing their strategy by instead converting to x86-64 machine code to dramatically increase a PHP site’s performance. PHP however is trying very hard to come out on top with the coming release of PHP 7. Who will win this competition, PHP 7 or HHVM?
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Benchmarks: LiteSpeed vs. Apache with cPanel + WordPress

Friday, November 14th, 2014

cPBenchRAMThese benchmarks from cPanel Conference 2014 demonstrate RAM usage and server load differences for LiteSpeed Web Server vs. Apache. (more…)

LiteSpeed suEXEC 40x Faster than Apache suPHP! New PHP Benchmarks

Friday, November 15th, 2013

This benchmark shows just how much better LiteSpeed's PHP performance is than the competitorsLiteSpeed’s latest benchmarks show overwhelming superiority in PHP performance over Apache and nginx. (more…)

New Benchmarks! LiteSpeed vs. Apache vs. nginx for Static Content

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

LiteSpeed vs. Apache vs. nginx Benchmark

Our new static content benchmarks pit both versions of LiteSpeed Web Server against nginx and Apache, with LiteSpeed once again dusting the competition. (more…)

OpenLiteSpeed Reactions (Part 1)

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

As promised, today we’re going to review and respond to some users’ reactions to OpenLiteSpeed. (more…)

Not Even Close: Ruby LSAPI 4.1 Bests Nginx + Passenger (Another Benchmark)

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Part 2 — Downloading

 

In the last post, we benchmarked the uploading speed of LSWS 4.2.2 (with Ruby LSAPI 4.1) against Nginx with Passenger for a Ruby Rails Rack application. But rewindableinput was not our only change in Ruby LSAPI 4.1. (more…)