LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS)—A Drop-In Replacement For Apache Sever Software

For most of the last two months, I’ve been talking about website performance, specifically as it relates to server response times. I started with a couple of posts about hosting plans and server hardware.

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Internet Information Services—Server Software With Request-Processing Architecture

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been talking about server software, specifically in regards to how each handles HTTP requests and connections. This is all part of an ongoing series about website performance.

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NGINX—Server Software With Event-Driven Architecture

About a month or so ago, I started a series about web servers as part of an ongoing series about website performance. I talked a little about different hosting packages and followed that up with some thoughts about server hardware. I then rudely interrupted the series with a couple of posts about productivity.

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Apache—Server Software With Process-Based Architecture

You may or not think about it much, or even at all, but your choice of server software has an impact on the performance of your site. It isn’t that one application is always better than the others, but rather they each have their own strengths and weaknesses and depending on the particulars of your site, one application might work better for you than another.

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My Return to Productivity—The 3 Keys To Being Productive

Last week I talked a little about my experience with productivity systems, particularly GTD, and the apps I used to manage my work.

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