How to install OpenLiteSpeed, an excellent web server

OpenLiteSpeed is a high performance and lightweight HTTP server developed by LiteSpeed Technologies. OpenLiteSpeed is cross-platform (GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, MacOS) and can be integrated with applications developed in PHP, Ruby, Perl and Java.

OpenLiteSpeed is free to download, use, distribute and modify under the GPLv3 license.

Main features

  • Event-driven architecture.
  • Compatible with Apache’s mod_rewrite module.
  • Native Web Control Panel that allows you to manage the server from a web interface.
  • Protection against DDOS attack.
  • ModSecurity V3 integration.
  • Native cache system.
  • Native SAPI for PHP that allows applications to run up to 50% faster.
  • Cache plugin for WordPress.

How to install NGINX on NetBSD?

NGINX is a web server with excellent performance and low memory footprint. NGINX can also be used as a reverse proxy (FastCGI, Apache, uWSGI), as a proxy for mail protocols (IMAP, POP3) and as a load balancer.

In this post we will install NGINX as a FastCGI proxy then the PHP requests will be redirected to a PHP-FPM server.

How to Compile PHP 8.0 in Debian 10?

On November 26, 2020, the PHP development team released PHP 8.0, PHP 8.0 comes with numerous improvements and new features such as:

  • Union Types
  • Named arguments
  • Match expressions
  • Attributes
  • Constructor Property Promotion
  • Nullsafe Operator
  • Weak Maps
  • Just In Time Compilation
  • and more

What’s new in PHP 7.4?

The PHP development team announced, on november 2019, the immediate availability of PHP 7.4.0. This release marks the fourth feature update to the PHP 7 series.

PHP 7.4.0 comes with numerous improvements and new features