Compare LiteSpeed Web Server Editions 2019-08-15 18:25:00 With LiteSpeed's cutting-edge server products, you have choices, from Enterprise to open source.

Compare LiteSpeed Web Server Editions
- LiteSpeed Technologies

With LiteSpeed's cutting-edge server products, you have choices, from Enterprise to open source.

  • OpenLiteSpeed

    • Large, high-traffic sites
    • Built-in page caching
    • Apache-compatible rewrite rules
    • Hosting control panel compatibility - CyberPanel, DirectAdmin
    • Unlimited worker processes
    • Third-party API hooks

    Open source are free
    under the GPLv3 license for personal and commercial uses

  • LSWS Enterprise

    • Large, high-traffic sites
    • Page caching available
    • Fully Apache compatible
    • Hosting control panel compatible
    • Number of worker processes based on license
    • Highest level of stability
    • Ideal for shared hosting providers

    Choosing a License

Detailed feature comparison

Open Enterprise
 Basic Features
HTTP 1.0/1.1 compliant
SPDY2/3, WebSocket
HTTP/2 support
IPv4 and IPv6
Languages: PHP, Perl, Ruby, Python, JSP, etc.
SAPIs: LiteSpeed API, CGI, FCGI, AJPv13, Proxy
Unlimited IP and name-based virtual hosting
Brotli compression
GZIP compression
TLS v1.3
Runs on Linux, FreeBSD
CloudLinux CL LVE
 Apache Compatibility
Apache mod_rewrite rules
Apache mod_security rules
Reads Apache's configuration files directly
Hosting control panel compatible
Full .htaccess support
 Performance & Scalability
Event-Driven Architecture
high concurrent connection capacity
Tiny memory footprint
LiteSpeed's exclusive server API (LSAPI)
Separation of server and web applications
SPDY Support
PageSpeed Support
Built-in page caching
Asynchronous I/O support
QUIC Support
Advanced .htaccess caching
Anti-DDoS connection and bandwidth throttling
Anti SSL BEAST and negotiation attack capabilities
Strict HTTP request validation
Denies buffer-overrun attempts
mod_security compatibility
SSL client verification
reCAPTCHA Protection
CloudLinux CageFS compatibility
WordPress Brute Force Attacks Protection
chroot ability
 High Availability
Apply changes with zero downtime
Recovers from service failure instantly
Zero downtime server software upgrade
 Ease of Use
Intuitive WebAdmin console GUI
Virtual host templates for easy configuration
Real-time service monitoring
Integrated into CyberPanel
Integrated into DirectAdmin
Version management
cPanel/WHM plugin
Plesk plugin
 Cache Plugin Support
Drupal 8
XenForo 1.x and 2.x
Magento 1.x and 2.x
 Advanced Features
Easily run multiple versions of PHP on one server
mp4/flv streaming
Stream logs to external logger
Geo-IP lookup
Custom log formatting
Node JS app server support
Python/Django app server support
Ruby/Rails app server support
ESI support
MS FrontPage Server Extensions
Rails shared hosting