Posts Tagged ‘Apache’

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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LSAPI 6.8 officially released to support PHP 7

Friday, June 12th, 2015

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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?

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

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

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. (more…)

Switching from Apache: Open_Basedir in the Shared Hosting Environment

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

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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…)

LiteSpeed Out-Performs Nginx + Apache Against DDoS attack

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

While most people stay with their families and relax on Christmas Eve (well, the holiday season), cyber attackers often take advantage of this time to prove their existence. (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…)