My website is growing and growing. So now i'm considering moving to a 2-server virtual rack (in ThePlanet).
Im thinking on using one server for the DBMS and the other for the Webserver (currently I have both things on one single machine).
Given that setup, would it be enough 100Mbps for the server-to-server link??
or should I consider having a 1 Gbps rack ??
By now my site have a little more than 1 million pageviews a day and on the peak hours (from 14:00 to 18:00) about 85 thousand pageviews each hour.
Also, on the peak hours the traffic associated to the web content (html, css, images, etc..) reaches between 50 and 60 Mbps, for a total of about 200GB a day.
What I really dont know is whether a 100Mbps ethernet link will perform as good as a socket file (MySQL) for the dbms-webserver comunication.