My team is writing (social) website, witch should in theory grow up very fast. My task is to attempt to define the hardware requirements for such a page (for investors). Technology in which we create a page is PHP + MySQL. For some time I read about load balancers, squid, haproxy etc... Can anyone recommend a good source of knowledge where I could learn more about the possible configurations of servers and hardware combinations?
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These titles are a good starting point:
Make sure you have a test or staging environment where you can try out new configurations before you push things to prod.