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What is a good set of performance counters to measure scalability bottlenecks

We're moving our enterprise product to the cloud (IAAS) and are determining how many users we can support on a single VM. Our product uses SQL Server, SharePoint and a bunch of WCF services. What ...
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1answer
247 views

How can I determine Breaking point of my Web application using JMeter?

How can I determine Breaking point of my Web application using JMeter? I have executed the JMeter Testplan with different concurrent users load. EX. 300 users(0% error), 400 users(7% error in a ...
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1answer
248 views

Load testing nginx inside AWS

I'm trying to load test nginx running on AWS. I need to try to optimise it to handle 1Gbps of inbound traffic. Currently I've got it to peak at 85Mbit/s by running nginx on an m1.large with 4 other ...
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How to achieve 500K requests per second on my webserver? [closed]

I recently gifted myself a new dedicated server and I am trying to squeeze maximum performance out of it, for fun and learning. I am trying to achieve maximum possible requests per second this server ...
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Why doesn't IIS scale consistently?

I have a WCF service (written in .NET 4) running under IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 R2 64-bit. I created a test tool that spawns 10-20 (or more) threads - each thread creates a random payload and hits the ...
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1answer
326 views

Suggested or Best practices for network architecture for ASP.net web application

Currently I have one server that runs an ASP.net web application (on IIS) and this is also running a SQL Server database. I am getting more and more traffic and soon I will need to increase the ...
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1answer
68 views

Is it a good idea to separate the Database and the website files in 2 shared hosting?

Do you think If I did separate the db and the files will make it performs better? and is this easy thing to do? What if I upgrade later on to 2 VPS as well, can I do the same thing without affecting ...
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1answer
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IPSec software that can use multiple CPU cores

Can anyone recommend a good IPSec software that can use multiple CPU cores to achieve performance ~2Gbps on Linux dual-CPU quad-core E5620 Xeon setup (total 16HT cores)? I have tried OpenSwan and ...
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What is the best high-performance solution for server side

We are building the server side of some gaming platform where a great load of mobile devices (thousands, if not tens of thousands) connect to a server, send some small information each second (let's ...
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3answers
166 views

What kind of server is used by sites like Pandora or Last.fm to serve media files?

What kind of server is used by sites like Pandora or Last.fm to serve media files? I am assuming they would have something other than webserver for storing and serving media files... what are some of ...
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572 views

how does a web application cope with thousands of requests?

I went to a few websites and noticed that they all use AJAX technology for many tasks such as chat, messages, and so forth. They use a lot of httprequests obviously. My question is if you build a ...
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2answers
873 views

What is optimal hardware configuration for heavy load LAMP application

I need to run Linux-Apache-PHP-MySQL application (Moodle e-learning platform) for a large number of concurrent users - I am aiming 5000 users. By concurrent I mean that 5000 people should be able to ...
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8answers
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Multiple servers vs 1 big server performance

My team of developers has suggested a server structure for an upcoming project we are developing. Our structure is "logical", meaning that the various logical components of the application (it is a ...
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4answers
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file share system architecture asking for advice

I am using Windows platform to setup a web based file share system. In more details, individual users could upload and share documents from web interface (content may be big document, like video ...
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4answers
248 views

Is it normal to get bandwidth as the first scalability bottleneck with a 100 Mbps connection?

I'm stress testing a site that we're making, and we're finding a very surprising result compared to my expectations: Our site starts to load very slow with a few hundred simultaneous people, even ...
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509 views

High performance web server with no database interactivity

I'm getting ready to setup a server that will be responsible for tracking statistical data from a high volume traffic source. It will be handling requests at about 6-7mil/hour on average, all of ...
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3answers
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Is there a scalable open source web BB/forum?

Some places say phpBB doesn't scale past 5000 concurrent users. Is there FOSS forum software out there that might go further, to say 7k-10k or more?