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A drop-in Apache replacement and the leading high-performance, high-scalability server
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What is LiteSpeed?

It is a drop-in Apache replacement and the leading high-performance, high-scalability server. You can replace your existing Apache server with it without changing your configuration or operating system details. As a drop-in replacement, it allows you to quickly eliminate Apache bottlenecks in 15 minutes with zero downtime.
LiteSpeed is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.

Who uses LiteSpeed?

1950 companies reportedly use LiteSpeed in their tech stacks, including,, and

262 developers on StackShare have stated that they use LiteSpeed.

LiteSpeed Integrations

Python, Java, PHP, Ruby, and Linux are some of the popular tools that integrate with LiteSpeed. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with LiteSpeed.

LiteSpeed's Features

  • Event Driven Architecture
  • Apache Drop-In Replacement
  • HTTP/2 & QUIC Support
  • Zero Downtime Maintenance
  • CloudLinux Integration
  • Fastest PHP Available
  • Use with cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, CyberPanel etc
  • Unlimited Concurrent Connections
  • Mod_Security Compatible

LiteSpeed Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to LiteSpeed?
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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