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Hello Google begans to rank sites with the speed each site loads.

So how can i increase the speed of a php mysql site ? I am already Gzip compression

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Use memcache(d) to cache the result of common queries, then look up results against memcache first, it's far quicker than making repeated lookups to a database.

You'll need to rewrite some of your logic to have a "if value is not in memcache, then do the query, and store the data in the cache system" kind of algorithm.

Also consider using a reverse proxy to cache generated pages, fragments and images. Load images and media from a seperate cookie-less domain, from a server running something that can serve faster than apache. Nginx and lighttpd are good options for media servers.

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There are many options... caching PHP pages is a good way to give most people a good experience.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_PHP_accelerators

Is this a site written from scratch, or something like Wordpress, Joomla, etc? If you're running a CMS then there's very specific advice to give based on platform.

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Use varnish and apc.

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