I am a programmer. My experience with managing web servers is non-existent.
I am writing a multi-site CMS where users can quickly setup new sites. And my code will create a new vhost record for each new site.
All sites will be running on the same web app. When a new site is created it will simply setup a new vhost record and a folder that the vhost record will point to. The folder will contain a single file with the site's settings. The file simply load the web app after loading the site's settings.
Now, My question is: does high number of vhost records slow down a server (let's assume constant number of visitors on the server)? Again, assuming constant number of visitors: Will the server suffer from performance issues simply because I have too many vhost records?