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LiteSpeed vs. Microsoft IIS , which is better?

LiteSpeed Web Server, is proprietary web server software. It is the 4th most popular web server, estimated to be used by 3.4% of websites as of July 2018. LSWS is developed by privately held LiteSpeed Technologies.

Internet Information Services is an extensible web server created by Microsoft for use with the Windows NT family. IIS supports HTTP, HTTP/2, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SMTP and NNTP.

Difference and similar

Developer

LiteSpeed

LiteSpeed Technologies

Microsoft IIS

Microsoft

Source model

LiteSpeed

Closed

Microsoft IIS

Closed

Written in

LiteSpeed

  • C
  • C++

Microsoft IIS

C++

Price

LiteSpeed

From $14.00/mo

Microsoft IIS

Stable release

LiteSpeed

6 June 2018

Microsoft IIS

29 July 2015

Initial release

LiteSpeed

July 1, 2003

Microsoft IIS

May 30, 1995

OS Supported

LiteSpeed

  • CloudLinux OS
  • Centos
  • Red Hat
  • Fedora
  • Debian
  • Ubuntu
  • FreeBSD

Microsoft IIS

Windows NT

Available language

LiteSpeed

English

Microsoft IIS

Same languages as Windows

Website

LiteSpeed

litespeedtech.com

Microsoft IIS

iis.net