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Real world stats on Web Server Performance for static content (Apache, Lighty, IIS, Cherokee, Tomcat, etc.)

On a project I'm on (private web based application accessed by 1,000s of users) we're looking to shard off the loading of static content to a separate server (e.g. as a CDN) for improved performance. ...
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How to compare CPUs?

What are the metrics and their priorities to compare task specific performance of various CPUs?
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Linux NFS performance vs other FSs

It is expected that NFS will be slower than any "normal" file system such as EXT3. Transferring files over the network is the main reason for the additional delay. I am wondering how NFS can be ...
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Hardware comparison : P4 2,8HT or Atom dual core 2 x 2(HT) x 1,66 Ghz

i have a dedicated server (on which <10 websites from 10 visitors to 500 visitors per day) : PIV 2,8HT 2Go RAM 1x80 Go SATA 100 Mbs mutualized / 10 Mbs dedicated for the same price I ...
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VMware ESXi 2U Server Vs. Traditional Bare Metal 1U Server

I have a Dell PE 2970 quoted and ready to order with the following specs: 2X 6-core AMD 2.2ghz 6mb HT-3 6X 73gb 15K SCSI 6Gbps 2.5in (RAID 10) 16GB (4X4gb) 800mhz RAM 2X Intel Pro 1000PT Single Port ...
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Looking for comparisons of disk i/o for a dedicated MySQL server

We hired a consultant to help us increase the capacity of our MySQL cluster, and the first thing (almost only thing) he did was to measure the disk i/o speed of our servers. I am interested in a ...
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How can I measure network performance on Windows and Linux?

Not trying to create a "holy war" thread, but I am trying to make a reasoned decision on whether to use Linux or Windows for network applications. To that end, I would like to gain a better ...