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OpenLS vs Litespeed Enterprise or Nginx

Discussion in 'Server Configuration and Hosting' started by Anton_Bodryachkom, Apr 8, 2015.

  1. Anton_Bodryachkom

    Anton_Bodryachkom Active Member

    Hi forum , we currently have 8k+ visit a day and we tryed this configs so far on ( 2core , 2 ram, from Linoed )
    OpenLS + Opcache = works nice and fast somewhat
    switched to
    Litespeed Standard + LS cache = noticeably slower ( for some reason )
    switch now to
    Litespeed Standard + OpCache + Memcache = much faster

    so my question is , we would be better go with :
    openLS + Opcache + Memcache = right ?


    becourse LSWS to lease cost 15$ a month and i dont see benefits from it and for 20$ more i can by 2 more cores and 2 more ram from Lonoed . please guide me
     
  2. Moscato

    Moscato Active Member

    I'm running nginx + php-fpm (opcache + tmpfs filecache (you could use memcached, I just can't justify it on my site))
    Seems to work fine

    My forum has less visits than yours, but I also have a wordpress site on the linode (we're on the same plans actually) that gets more views than you do.

    I've never actually used litespeed.
     
  3. Anton_Bodryachkom

    Anton_Bodryachkom Active Member

    So nginx wins for speed i guessright
     
  4. Moscato

    Moscato Active Member

    I've had a day with 60 thousand pageviews on wordpress, with the xenforo forum going (though significantly less traffic), and never even broke 25% load on a 2GB linode
     
  5. Anton_Bodryachkom

    Anton_Bodryachkom Active Member

    eah same here , we seting up Nginx today , will report as soon as we done
     
  6. Moscato

    Moscato Active Member

    I run:
    Archlinux
    Nginx (with Google ngx_pagespeed)
    Pagespeed is the majority of my load.
    Php-Fpm (Opcache)
    MariaDB
     
  7. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    :D
     
  8. Moscato

    Moscato Active Member

    Lol, you checked my server?
    I probably should hide that info...
     
  9. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

  10. lsmichael

    lsmichael Member

    I've been away for a while. So it's good to have a chance to jump back into the forum.

    We've never seen a test that suggests NGINX would be faster than OpenLiteSpeed. We do have a couple tests suggesting OpenLiteSpeed is a little faster than NGINX, though: http://www.litespeedtech.com/solutions/benchmarks/php-hello-world

    If you've got OpenLiteSpeed up and running, there's no reason to use Enterprise. The main difference between OpenLiteSpeed and Enterprise is that Enterprise reads and runs off Apache configs, and you obviously don't need that.

    Also, LSCache and Opcache cache different things: LSCache is a page cache. Opcache is an opcode cache. There's nothing preventing you from using them together. LSWS Standard, though, doesn't support LSCache... OpenLiteSpeed does have a page caching module, though: http://open.litespeedtech.com/mediawiki/index.php/Help:Modules:Cache

    And, um, I work for LiteSpeed, so I guess I'm not totally objective.

    Michael
     
  11. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

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  12. Anton_Bodryachkom

    Anton_Bodryachkom Active Member

    haha , right , well we have current site running on Litespeed Standard , and setting up 2nd server with Nginx , just to see how it is . will report as soon we will get some tests
     
  13. Anton_Bodryachkom

    Anton_Bodryachkom Active Member

  14. lsmichael

    lsmichael Member

  15. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

  16. Sheratan

    Sheratan Well-Known Member

    If you have money but not time, litespeed is great.

    If you dont have money but time, nginx is great.
     
  17. Moscato

    Moscato Active Member

    You can copy rebuilt rulesets on nginx pretty easily :p

    I've actually built my own nginx config include system which makes it super fast for me to setup stuff for clients. Love it.
     
  18. Moshe1010

    Moshe1010 Well-Known Member

    Off topic question: is there any LSWS 5 final ETA? Would a cPanel plugin/update be available at the same time as the final version would go live? If I have cPanel right now, can I still install RC3 without breaking anything?
     
  19. Sheratan

    Sheratan Well-Known Member

    Some people does not have time or interest in learning nginx conf. All they want is "fast site, remains old compatibility, easy setup, and I don't need to dig around internet for FAQ/Manual, and cPanel :D"
     
  20. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    lsmichael and Moshe1010 like this.

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