What is LiteSpeed Web Server?

LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) is a high-performance Apache drop-in replacement. Upgrading your web server to LiteSpeed Web Server will improve your server performance.
It can be used to replace an existing Apache server without changing any other programs or operating system details, and without breaking anything.

- LSWS Increases Performance and Stability

LiteSpeed Web Server has superior performance in terms of both raw speed and scalability. Litespeed is faster than Apache while serving PHP contents. It's an ideal hosting platform for serving Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal based websites as it easily increases PHP's performance and security.
With its streamlined event-driven architecture, LiteSpeed Web Server can serve thousands of clients concurrently with minimal memory consumption and CPU usage. LSWS's highly optimized code serves static content faster, taking advantage of high-performance kernel syscalls, while LSAPI maximizes PHP performance.

- Litespeed Web Server Editions

Litespeed web server has 3 editions. They are listed below

1) OpenLiteSpeed Edition

This edition is generally used for Large , High - traffic websites. However, this edition is not compatible with any hosting control panel. Its an opensource edition and free for personal and commercial uses.

2) Standard Edition

This edition is generally used for Small , Low - traffic websites and its also compatible with hosting control panels such as WHM / Cpanel & Direct Admin.This edition is a free edition and can be used for personal or commercial purpose.

3) Enterprise Edition

This edition is widely used for Large , High - traffic websites and its compatible with hosting control panels. The enterprise edition is widely used by Leading Web hosting organizations to provide an excellent web hosting experience for their valuable clients. Enterprise edition has the highest level of stability and is supported by cPanel. It also integrates with DirectAdmin control panel.

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