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

…our httpd.conf or virtual.conf should look something like this for each virtual domain. ServerName ServerAlias DocumentRoot /home/chris/public_html ErrorLog /var/log/serversoftware/chrisgilligan.com_error_log CustomLog /var/log/serversoftware/chrisgilligan.com_access_log combined ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /home/chris/cgi-bin/ DirectoryIndex index.html index.htm index.php… 19, 0, 3, 0 and 967.87

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

…ber of used connections is 6% of the configured maximum. You are using less than 10% of your configured max_connections. Lowering max_connections could help to avoid an over-allocation of memory See “MEMORY USAGE” section to make sure you are not over-allocating INNODB STATUS Current InnoDB index space = 0 bytes Current InnoDB data space = […]

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

…logins. ConfigServer Firewall works well, and has modules for cPanel and Webmin. OSSEC is another reactive IPTables firewall with Apache login failure IP blacklisting. For Amazon EC2, a good practice is to create a discrete database server, and only allow access to it inside a VPC security group, or from specific IP addresses enabled in […]

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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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Chris Gilligan Web Developer, Information Architect, Web Server Administrator, Media Producer web • video • print I design and produce information and communication media for university, corporate, small business, manufacturing and non-profit clients: web sites Information architecture and design for open source content management systems Front-end UI design, HTML, PHP, LESS Linux Apache […]

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

…lar sites that do not have a solid security and load balancing strategy are subject to crippling traffic from the Internet’s 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 […]

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Varnish VCL and Config for WordPress with W3 Total Cache

…s > 0) { set resp.http.X-Cache = “HIT”; } else { set resp.http.X-Cache = “MISS”; } # remove some headers added by varnish unset resp.http.Via; unset resp.http.X-Varnish; } # sub vcl_hash { hash_data( req.url ); # altering hash so subdomains are ignored. # don’t do this if you actually run different sites on different subdomains […]

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WordPress with W3 Total Cache on Nginx with APC (Virtualmin)

…ess for ease of development, compatibility with other scripts, etc. Accordingly, the suggested configuration is for WordPress installed in a subfolder. This info also assumes you have successfully installed APC Cache on your server, and set up a clean install of Virtualmin with Nginx as the Alternative Web Server. Switching from Apache to Nginx later […]

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Integrating Content from External Sources into OU Campus Using RSS, PHP, and JavaScript

…le the feed URL and number of items in his Server Side Scripting class: via PCF Page Parameters.) More Speed After you verify the final production page, you should set up cron jobs for any external feeds that are created via database calls on the external servers. A WordPress feed will require a bit of […]

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