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Do you think If I did separate the db and the files will make it performs better? and is this easy thing to do? What if I upgrade later on to 2 VPS as well, can I do the same thing without affecting both?

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How is this remotely possible to answer when you're not explainin what your performance problems (if any) are today? How many visitors, how high load on your single server, how many processing cores/threads etc –  pauska Mar 24 '11 at 7:04
    
without performance issues at the moment, if I did that will it perofrm better? –  Goma Mar 24 '11 at 7:16
    
"97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil" - Donald Knuth. –  Hyppy Mar 24 '11 at 12:37

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If you are using shared hosting, your database and your site is most likely already on seperate machines and you will not benefit from a second shared account.

If you upgrade your shared hosting to a VPS you probably have to install both the webserver and database server yourself. But you have to benchmark your site to see if you need a bigger VPS or a dedicated server for the database.

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