Posts Tagged ‘nginx’

Of Benchmarks and Bug Fixes: OpenLiteSpeed Gets Even Faster!

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

OLS Stopwatch

A few weeks back, Jarrod from posted a benchmark that demonstrated that when handling small static files, Nginx outperformed our OpenLiteSpeed Web Server, particularly during the 1 and 2 CPU Core tests. We decided to dig deeper and investigate these results.


LiteSpeed vs Apache vs Nginx, Who Does Magento Hosting Better?

Monday, March 21st, 2016

LiteMage March 2016 Benchmark Banner

Before last years Magento Imagine conference, we announced a benchmark where we stated that LiteMage performed ~17-40x better than Turpentine + Varnish. This led to several people questioning the validity of our benchmark because LiteMage seemed too good to be true. A year later, we decided to revisit this benchmark with the latest version of each software to see where we stand.


PHP 7 vs HHVM Benchmark Series 3: How fast can WordPress go?

Friday, September 4th, 2015


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.


PHP7 vs HHVM Benchmark Series 1: Hello World

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

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?

LSAPI 6.8 officially released to support PHP 7

Friday, June 12th, 2015

lsapi_support_php7 USE

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?


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…)

Not Even Close: Ruby LSAPI 4.1 Bests Nginx + Passenger (A Benchmark, Of Course)

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Part 1 — Uploading


Now that we’ve finished tweaking the latest update of LiteSpeed’s SAPI for Ruby on Rails with Rack, we decided to celebrate with a little benchmarking. (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…)