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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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Would moving images to a CDN significantly reduce my CPU/memory load?

I am trying to reduce the cpu/memory load on my web server, and I am wondering if I should host my images on a CDN instead of my webserver. Does serving these images take up much CPU/memory?
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Optimize Apache performance

I'm looking for ways to optimize our current web server hosted in-house. I'm trying to supply as much relevant information below. Please let me know if you would require additional information in ...
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Apache + mysql + varnish eating all server memory with low very traffic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Red Hat Linux report less free memory on the system than is actually available? I've just installed Varnish in front of Apache2 to run a Magento ecommerce. Now ...
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1answer
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NGINX config for many small files

I'm trying to configure an NGINX server that's sole purpose is to serve as many 10k JPEGs as it can. I have 16 GB RAM and 2 Intel Xeon E5506 processors, running CentOS. I'm looking to configure this ...
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how to optimize apache on web-server

how can I optimize the server with following configuration. It takes too much time to load a page. IBM X3200 M3 Server - 1 Intel Xeon Processor with 4 GB Ram Below is my current configuration for ...
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IIS 7.5 optimizations for a site serving only static content

I'm looking to setup a cookie-free domain intended to serve static content for a web application, similar to the http://sstatic.net/ site that the stack exchange sites use. My question is, what ...
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How can I optimize Apache to use 1GB of RAM on my website?

My VPS plan gives me 1GB of RAM burstable to 2GB. Of course I cannot use 2 GB, nor > 1 GB, everyday, so I'm planning to optimize the performance of my webserver. The average of hits-per-hour is ...
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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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When should you use and not use Etags?

I was just looking at our site on WebPageTest.org and one of their recommendations for speeding up a website is: ETag headers should generally not be used unless you have an explicit reason to ...
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1answer
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Accurately benchmarking a server

I'm getting a server ready for production, and I'm trying to accurately estimate how much it can handle. For example, on one of the static pages (the whole page is the same all the time), If I run ...
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optimizations for a server with nginx as the front and apache as the back?

Are there any general optimizations for this sort of setup? I read something about nginx not using the most recent protocol in http, so are there things that I could tune apache for? Also, is there ...
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AB failed requests - What can I do about them?

So, in the past I've never had any problems with this app. All benchmarks had 100% success rate. Yesterday I set up nginx to server static content and pass on other requests to apache. Now, if I have ...