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What is Passenger? A fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js. Phusion Passenger is a web server and application server, designed to be fast, robust and lightweight. It takes a lot of complexity out of deploying web apps, adds powerful enterprise-grade features that are useful in production, and makes administration much easier and less complex.

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

Passenger and LiteSpeed can be primarily classified as "Web Servers" tools.

Passenger is an open source tool with 4.44K GitHub stars and 507 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Passenger's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of LiteSpeed
Pros of Passenger
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    • 43
      Nginx integration
    • 36
      Great for rails
    • 21
      Fast web server
    • 19
      Free
    • 15
      Lightweight
    • 14
      Scalable
    • 13
      Rolling restarts
    • 10
      Multithreading
    • 9
      Out-of-process architecture
    • 6
      Low-bandwidth
    • 2
      Virtually infinitely scalable
    • 2
      Deployment error resistance
    • 2
      Mass deployment
    • 2
      High-latency
    • 1
      Many of its good features are only enterprise level
    • 1
      Apache integration
    • 1
      Secure
    • 1
      Asynchronous I/O
    • 1
      Multiple programming language support

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    Cons of LiteSpeed
    Cons of Passenger
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        Cost (some features require paid/pro)

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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.

      What is Passenger?

      Phusion Passenger is a web server and application server, designed to be fast, robust and lightweight. It takes a lot of complexity out of deploying web apps, adds powerful enterprise-grade features that are useful in production, and makes administration much easier and less complex.

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      What are some alternatives to LiteSpeed and Passenger?
      NGINX
      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.
      Apache HTTP Server
      The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet.
      Apache Tomcat
      Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
      Microsoft IIS
      Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
      OpenResty
      OpenResty (aka. ngx_openresty) is a full-fledged web application server by bundling the standard Nginx core, lots of 3rd-party Nginx modules, as well as most of their external dependencies.
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