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Tuning Apache and MySQL for Best Performance in a Shared Virtual Hosting Environment

…hosting has changed dramatically in the last few years. The majority of accounts are now running PHP scripts and MySQL, whereas in the past most accounts were only serving static HTML files. This presents challenges in security as well as performance tuning. It is impossible to predict whether a certain configuration will work properly for a given server, unless the hardware, software, accounts, network and traffic are identical to a previously c… 1, 0, 0, 0 and 2931.78

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Apache and MySql Performance Tuning for High Traffic WordPress Website on Cpanel

…millions of malicious and compromised servers and personal computers. Reconfigured Apache web server, PHP and MySQL to better utilize the server’s horsepower. Cpanel’s efault Apache and MySQL configurations were limiting the number of concurrent user sessions the server could handle. Changed PHP to run as FastCGI (fcgid) and recompiled Apache to better handle the needs of a high traffic WordPress site. Configured a large MySQL tabl… 3, 1, 0, 0 and 1842.09

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Install phpMyAdmin with SSL on CentOS, Amazon Linux, RedHat (Apache or NginX)

…ion /phpmyadmin { rewrite ^/* /phpMyAdmin last; } Edit /etc/phpMyAdmin/config.inc.php The config below shows some common config options. Important ones are ForceSSL and auth_type. For a production server, SSL should be ON and auth_type http is better; http auth uses MySQL user/pass combinations to restrict access to user-specific databases. <?php /* Servers configuration */ $i = 0; /* Server: MySQL Server [1] */ $i++;… 5, 0, 0, 0 and 1245.36

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Decades of experience hosting websites, from small local sites with only a few html pages, to high-traffic sites with thousands of users and pages.  Website hosting, evolved Web hosting has changed dramatically in the last few years. The majority of accounts are now running PHP scripts and MySQL, whereas in the past most accounts were only […]

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How to Configure APC Cache on Virtual Servers with PHP running under FCGId

…largest total memory usage you see. So you may want to start with 100MB, let the site run for a few hours during high traffic conditions, and then reduce shm_size to roughly double the highest amount of cache memory usage during that time. Further Information and Suggestions APC can have a very significant effect on minimizing overall server load and overall memory usage. It takes time to configure, and must be re-configured whenever PHP script s… 1, 0, 0, 0 and 1011.85

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Fail2Ban Regex for RedHat, Fedora, CentOS and Amazon Linux 2013

highly configurable, it requires a depth of knowledge beyond that required for GUI-accessible firewalls such as ConfigServer Security & Firewall. Harden the Kernel Before do anything further, it is necessary to harden the server at the kernel level. Doing so will prevent the majority of attacks that Fail2Ban config will have to deal with. Do this: Linux kernel sysctl hardening. Prior to learning those trix, I had solely relied upon ConfigSer… 1, 0, 0, 0 and 363.23

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Apache config for Worker MPM vs Prefork MPM

…t by default are compiled only to work with Prefork. Changing to Worker MPM may allow your server to handle much higher traffic, more user sessions, with less RAM use. Your site or server will not scale well if it is running Prefork MPM. Worker is a bit more difficult to set up properly, and has some restrictions regarding functionality of PHP scripts. To determine which MPM is running: /usr/sbin/apachectl -l If you see worker.c in the list of… 0, 1, 1, 0 and 337.29

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Punk Rock Music Community

Punktastic.com is a community powered site that covers punk music in Britain, but is poised to go worldwide. They cover punk and hardcore shows and festivals, and provide album reviews, video interviews and more. With a growing audience and user base, Punktastic needed a more reliable and robust web server, so they made the move to a dedicated CentOS 5 series web server with 3GB RAM. While this is a relatively low-end box, it has plenty of horse… 1, 0, 0, 0 and 259.45

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Content Management – Search Engine Optimization – Servers – Hosting – Chris Gilligan

Web and search engine optimization (SEO) services WordPress development high performance hosting site and server performance tuning Decades of experience developing and hosting websites, from small local sites with only a few html pages, to high-traffic sites with thousands of users and pages.  I’ve been building websites since the early days of the world wide […]

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Varnish VCL and Config for WordPress with W3 Total Cache

…scribed the architecture in Load Balancing Virtualmin WordPress Hosting Server with Varnish on AWS. I now have a configuration that seems to work for all WordPress features, including logged-out commenting. This configuration also works well with W3 Total Cache. This configuration is for Varnish on a separate server, but should also work on a single server with appropriate changes to the port and backend IP settings. Varnish Config (/etc/sysconfi… 1, 1, 0, 0 and 155.67

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