Category: CommunityCommunity tagged "performance"

There’s a lot of back and forth in the hosting world about the relative benefits of cloud platforms and dedicated servers. Proponents of each tend to use the old marketing trick of lining up the strengths of one against the weaknesses of the other, so it’s hard to get a decent grasp of which performs […]

PerformanceServersWeb Server
Mar 18, 2014, 4:11 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

For users of Linux servers, it’s important to have a solid idea of exactly what that server is capable of. This is particularly important if your business depends on your server. If a web server becomes overloaded, the sites it is serving will perform poorly, and that can lead to lost customers and revenue. Having […]

BenchmarkingPerformanceSysAdmin ToolsWeb Servers
Oct 8, 2013, 9:44 amBy: InterWorx (1) Comment

InterWorx does not currently support MariaDB, but it’s an interesting prospect. What do you think? Let us know in the comments or the forums! For many years, MySQL was the leader of the pack when it came to open source relational databases. In recent years, however, the MySQL fork, MariaDB, has been making significant headway […]

DatabasesPerformance
May 30, 2013, 5:13 pmBy: InterWorx (7) Comments

A tool recently released by the Tumblr team can find the hot keys that seriously impact the performance of server clusters using Memcached to store frequently used data in memory. Memcached is a great tool for improving the performance of server clusters that are under heavy load. It’s used by many large websites, including Facebook, […]

ClusteringLoad-BalancingMemcachedPerformance
May 21, 2013, 5:17 pmBy: InterWorx (0) Comments

Benchmarking is an extremely important aspect of properly managing and configuring compute and server clusters. Knowledge about how your cluster is performing provides the foundation of any future tweaks and reconfigurations. It’s also very useful to know exactly what a cluster is capable of. Clusters are an excellent way to ensure that you are getting […]

BenchmarkingClusteringPerformance
Apr 16, 2013, 11:06 amBy: InterWorx (0) Comments

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