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Centos 6 webserver - best use of spare memory [closed]

Just after any quick easy suggestions about where I should try tweaking my web server to use some of the spare memory and reduce CPU usage. Sorry if I'm a bit vague, but this isn't really my area. I ...
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Drop caches in Linux

I have an embedded Geode-based application server with 512MB RAM and I'm about to try to maximize free memory during applications workload, which uses MySQL database 5.5 with InnoDB quite ...
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What is the *optimal* virtual memory configuration for this server? [closed]

I am maintaining a Small Business Server 2003 (x86) server, that was originally installed and configured by someone else in early 2009. Recently, although we have never had any obvious memory-related ...
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2answers
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Can my mysql server be fully tweaked? [closed]

I'm on a quadcore CENTOS 5.9 i686 standard running WHM 11.36.0. It's a dedicated LAMP server with lots of websites, most of which are using databases. I'm monitoring the server using Munin and notice ...
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3answers
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Optimizing VPS Server Memory

WHAT I'M TRYING TO DO The server resource limits sometimes run tight; to help prevent memory exhaustion, I've had to limit server processes. I'm needing a little expert help to know if I'm on the ...
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1answer
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How can I optimize system resource usage for many different gunicorn powered Django sites with low traffic?

My server is a Linode with 768MB of RAM. It is home to around 8 small, low traffic Django sites powered by Nginx, Supervisor, and Gunicorn. Currently, each site has its own Linux user account, with ...
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1answer
231 views

VDS Memory Optimization

I am new one for rent a server. I choose a CentOS VDS width 2G memory. After apache+mysql+php install and setting, My server cost 750MB and 1297MB free (I use free -m to see it) And then I run one ...
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How to troubleshoot a big memory issue with Apache and mySQL

I've read a lot of this website to optimize my server but nothing has really helped me :( Im having a memory trouble I think , I have just one website (Drupal) with 860K page views month but when the ...
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1answer
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Changing the memory page size in Windows 2003 Server

I asked a question about soft page faults here without any answer yet optimization of soft page faults I wonder whether changing the default page size (4Kb) would make any difference to the number ...
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1answer
336 views

Optimization of Soft Page Faults

I am currently doing performance analysis on a server and I see an application is generating a large number of page faults/sec. After checking the page reads/sec it seems these are all soft page ...
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4answers
235 views

What's the fastest way to server a single static webpage from a single server in memory?

Been dealing with growing demands for system resources on a website, and got me thinking: What's the fastest way to server a single static webpage from a single server in memory? Feel free to ask ...
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3answers
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Disable Memory Modules In BIOS for Testing Purposes (Optimize Nehalem/Gulftown Memory Performance)

I recently acquired an HP Z800 with two Intel Xeon X5650 (Gulftown) 6 core processors. The person that configured the system chose 16GB (8 x 2GB DDR3-1333). I'm assuming this person was unaware these ...
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Optimizing Apache

I've been reading multiple optimization guide for apache and found a lot of data (Although I have no idea what is the experience of the authors). I have a production server with apache 2.2.3, MySQL ...
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3answers
2k views

Way to configure apache for ~125 django sites to optimize memory usage (mod_python v mod_wsgi; worker vs prefork; static files)

I'm currently running 125 Django sites on a single dedicated box at GoDaddy. The sites are relativelly low traffic and I'm wondering what i can do to optimize the memory usage in my apache config. ...
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8answers
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Scaling a LAMP stack

Once you move beyond 100k hits/month, what would people in this community say is the biggest hurdle? My situ: Tons of static media (audio/video/images) being served off of S3/CDN, but being stored ...
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2answers
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How can I determine the memory used by a forked process (Linux)?

Following on from this question. Debian, if that matters. I understand that some memory is shared between forked processes. How then can I determine how much memory is used by a process/set of ...
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How to minimise SpamAssassin (spamd) memory use

I'm using SpamAssassin on Debian (the default configuration with Pyzor, AWL and Bayes disabled, and sa-compile enabled), and each of the spamd child processes consume around 100 to 150MB of memory ...