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?
Posts Tagged ‘php’
PHP 7 Alpha 1 was released yesterday, marking the beginning of the PHP 7 major series, though the GA version is scheduled to be released by the end of 2015. PHP 7 has improved performance, up to twice as fast as PHP 5.6, and consistent 64-bit support. “2015 is shaping up to be an amazing year for PHP. You’ll not only benefit from a whole slew of new features but also from performance going through the roof!” promises the PHP team. Quite exciting, isn’t it?
Over the past few weeks we’ve been adding many new articles to OpenLiteSpeed’s documentation. (more…)
LiteSpeed Web Server version 4.2.3 brings in some simple, but long-requested features.
A client came to us with server loads of 200-400 during peak times. (He has a 64 core 32 GB server and a 4-CPU LSWS license.) Detailed observation revealed that PHP processes were eating up his processing power. But why? What were they doing? Taking out the trash. (more…)
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 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…)
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…)