LiteSpeed Speeds Up XenForo in New Case Study

December 10th, 2013 by Michael

ForoMTB Load Graph

Our second case study shows LiteSpeed Web Server greatly improving page speeds on a huge XenForo site. Read the rest of this entry »

1st LiteSpeed Case Study: LiteSpeed Cuts Load on High-Traffic WordPress Sites

December 5th, 2013 by Michael


LiteSpeed Web Server drops the load on a server with high-traffic WordPress sites.

Our first LiteSpeed Web Server case study shows LSWS cutting load on two high-traffic WordPress sites — from over 10 to under 1!

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OpenLiteSpeed 1st Web Server to Support SPDY/3.1!

November 26th, 2013 by Michael

With the release of version 1.2.7, OpenLiteSpeed has become the first publicly-available web server to support SPDY/3.1. Read the rest of this entry »

Choose the Right LiteSpeed suEXEC for Your Shared Hosting

November 22nd, 2013 by Michael

LiteSpeed Web Server’s numerous PHP suEXEC options offer great flexibility. Our new documentation makes it easier to decide which is right for your shared hosting service. Read the rest of this entry »

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

November 15th, 2013 by Michael

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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

November 12th, 2013 by Michael

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Auto-Installer: Automate LiteSpeed Installation for cPanel/WHM

November 5th, 2013 by Michael

Our new auto-installer allows you to install LiteSpeed Web Server and our cPanel/WHM plugin with one script from the command line. This should make it much easier and convenient for hosts to deploy new LSWS/cPanel installations. Read the rest of this entry »

4.2.5 Features Part 2: Use Spare RAM for Opcode Caching withPHP suEXEC ProcessGroup!

October 31st, 2013 by Michael

The new PHP suEXEC ProcessGroup mode allows shared hosting providers with extra memory to get better PHP performance through per-user opcode caching, plus allow custom php.ini’s and CloudLinux’s PHP Selector, too. Read the rest of this entry »

4.2.5 Features Part 1: Just in Time Configuration for Mass Hosting

October 31st, 2013 by Michael

Just in time configuration cuts memory usage and speeds up restart time by cutting down on the number of Apache vhosts LSWS has configure at server startup. Read the rest of this entry »

cPanel Support: The Official Position

October 28th, 2013 by Michael

Update: cPanel now officially supports LiteSpeed Web Server!

We have a lot of users using cPanel, and sometimes cPanel support for LSWS users can be something of a thorny issue. Some users have gotten the impression that cPanel will not support them just because they use LiteSpeed. cPanel and LiteSpeed want to assure you that this is not the case. I spoke with Brian Oates, cPanel’s Technical Support Manager, recently about how a support ticket should go: Read the rest of this entry »