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August 2, 2007

Lighttpd revisited

Filed under: Hardware, Linux, Performance — Tags: , — Shannon Hicks @ 8:07 am
I wrote a post not too long ago about using lighttpd (lighty) to ease your server load. My setup consisted of one high-end server box (2x Dual-core Xeon’s, RAID 5, 6GB RAM) running Windows Server 2003 x64 and Virtual Server 2005. Virtual Server had three VM’s running… my CF/IIS server, my database server, and my [...]

June 8, 2007

Easing server load with lighttpd

Filed under: Hardware, Linux, Performance — Tags: , — Shannon Hicks @ 8:05 am
I had a website with an issue. This site is successful on several levels… It gets a good number of visits (500,000/month), each visitor hits nearly 10 pages per visit (so around 5,000,000 page views/month), and ranks well with search engines. While this might sound like a slightly above-average site, the problem lies with it’s [...]

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