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Post by LysanderSpooner » Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:04 am

First of all I'm not even a LiteSpeed customer (yet), but I can pretty much guarantee I'm about to be!

About four days ago I installed the trial version of LiteSpeed Server on my middle-of-the-road-level VPS hosted by those guys who never stand still, they're always in motion... hehe

I can't quote the server's specs off the top of my head, but I am pretty sure it has some RAM and several GBs and processors and whatnot. VP es two thousand I think they say.

Anyhow, suffice it to say that the majority of the Joomla sites I host have generally been doing quite well when they could achieve page load times in the 3 second range. Anything under was stellar, and anything in the 3.x range acceptable.

Now look at this:


All are Joomla 3.9.0 with JCH Optimize Pro and the LiteSpeed caching plugin. I am frankly dumbfounded at the speeds. A few of the URLs on the lower end of the rankings are running some resource intensive extensions like JomSocial, InstaGram feeds, Google maps, etc., and even they are under 3 seconds, nice!

Unless something like Varnish Cache blows me away like this - or better - it looks like I will be turning that trial into a LS license.
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Re: LiteSpeed

Post by webhostuk » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:24 am

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Re: LiteSpeed

Post by Unisoftdev » Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:22 pm


You might consider mentioning the Open LiteSpeed : )) what is a free version. Also, I am using it for long years because it's the most secure web server which I have found. Just now, some of my new VPS are on ARMv8 which doesn't have the supported X86 architecture so I could install only customized Linux distros without some of Kernel demons. I can't run LiteSpeed but there was no problem with Nginx.

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Re: LiteSpeed

Post by Dolios » Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:02 am

I would recommend you to check out Nginx webserver. It is pretty much the same speed and it is free. I currently have it on my website and it loads within 1sec and 300ms when cached.


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