Archive for the ‘Web Server’ Category

Switching from Apache: Open_Basedir in the Shared Hosting Environment

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Summary

Open_basedir, a PHP directive, is ignored by suPHP. LSWS, however, honors open_basdir settings. So, when you move from Apache to LSWS, you may encounter restrictions that, though they were there before, were never honored in your shared hosting environment. (more…)

Change php.ini under PHP suEXEC Daemon Mode? Not Possible!

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

We’re happy to announce the release of LSWS 4.2.1, both to address an issue with php.ini location, but also to bump up PHP performance through streamlining PHP process launch. (more…)

LSWS 4.2 Introduces PHP suEXEC Daemon Mode

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

LSWS 4.2 release has a great news for shared hosting providers, who can get most advantages of the much expected new feature.  This release introduces PHP suEXEC daemon mode, (more…)

Speed Up vBulletin Sites Through LiteSpeed Built-in Cache

Friday, January 28th, 2011

LiteSpeed has provided a built-in cache functionality (an advanced feature for Enterprise 2+CPU licenses) since version 4.0 (March, 2009), and keeps improving this feature through subsequent 4.0.x releases. Many of you maybe still not aware of the powerfulness of this feature. (more…)

LiteSpeed, Nginx, Lighttpd, Apache Show Down

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

After we posted recent benchmark test results, we got some interests and challenges. (more…)

Benchmark Comparison on Serving Simple PHP: LiteSpeed vs Apache vs Nginx

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

To perform a fair benchmark requiring a lot of preparation, as you need to know the detail of each product and set appropriate configuration. Recently, we got chance to do some internal testing. (more…)

Benchmark Comparison on Serving Small Static Files: LiteSpeed vs Apache vs Nginx

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

To perform a fair benchmark requiring a lot of preparation, as you need to know the detail of each product and set appropriate configuration. Recently, we got chance to do some internal testing. (more…)

LiteSpeed + LSAPI vs. Apache + Passenger vs. Nginx + Passenger

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

To perform a fair benchmark requiring a lot of preparation, as you need to know the detail of each product and set appropriate configuration. Recently, we got chance to do some internal testing. (more…)

Litespeed + Ruby Enterprise Edition

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

We haven’t done benchmarks since LSWS 2.0 due to various reasons… People may discount what we say because this is a vendor version… The main reason is that we are really busy with other high-priority things, like new feature enhancement, bug fixes and support… We treat every user’s feedback seriously. So to answer those people who request new benchmark, YES, we know it is OVERDUE, and it is on our TODO list after 4.1 stable released. (more…)

Using LiteSpeed Web Server for Shared Hosting Environment

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

LiteSpeed 3.0 release offer full compatibilities with commonly used web hosting control panels like cPanel, DirectAdmin and Plesk, etc.

We expect LiteSpeed will at least double the server capacity and reduce server load by 5-10 times when Apache was replace, just because of LiteSpeed’s high performance .htaccess implementation alone. (more…)