This question is about figuring out if horizontal scaling by adding servers is the next step or not. Here is the context: About 1400 concurrent users at peak time (between 11:00am-4:00pm) in Google ...
I am researching on the topic of scaling, and I discovered something called the middleware which is basically handling the requests, correct? If that is true, what is the middleware in a LAMP stack? ...
I'm looking for some reading material on architecting and system admin tools etc for building web applications from small to large detailing the recommended and appropriate steps as you grow? In my ...
My current setup: 1 Http Load Balancer 3 Apache Frontend Server 1 Mysql Load Balancer (Balancing reads across all three, writes go to master only) 3 Mysql Database Server (1 master, 2 slave) All ...
I'm currently trying to spec up a horizontally scalable cluster for a drupal based web app, that looks something like the colorful diagram below: The load balancer implements sticky sessions, so a ...
Which is easier to scale later on - 1 server with a full LAMP stack directly on the OS, or 1 server running VMWare Server 2 with 2 VM's - one running apache and PHP, and the other MySQL. The ...
We're running a LAMP stack (Perl, MySQL) and have recently experienced roughly a tripling of our database load due to increased usage and shifting user behavior... which has overloaded our system. ...