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Nginx+PHP scalability on Windows

I'm trying to understand Nginx+PHP scalability running Windows with, lets say, 100 requests doing a medium-term operations. Analyzing source code I saw: Nginx start a spawns itself several times ...
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Is it viable to run a script that serves images from database?

I run a very dynamic game review site. All the images (screenshots, game thumbnails, user profile pics, etc.) are served via a PHP script on the server. It takes the id as a parameter and reads the ...
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PHP-FPM as a dedicated application server?

Just wondering in terms of scalability .. do you reckon PHP-FPM should run on a standalone server or works as well if you run it with NginX on the same server?
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Apache stops serving requests when connections increase [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Apache performance issue, after “1000 total children” Apache no longer responds to HTTP requests. Not MaxClients issue? The values for MaxClients, ...
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Memcached Lagging

Let me preface this by saying that this is a followup question to this topic. That was "solved" by switching from Solaris (SmartOS) to Ubuntu for the memcached server. Now we've multiplied load by ...
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What would cause Memcached to Hang for 2+ seconds?

I'm going nuts trying to scale memcached. From their site: Memcached operations are almost all O(1). Connecting to it and issuing a get or stat command should never lag. If connecting lags, you ...
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Utilizing two servers (LAMP)

I currently have my web app on a single cloud server. Been doing this for a few months now and I have EVERYTHING on this instance (app, cron scripts, mysql, svn, dev environment, etc). The site is ...
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5answers
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Apache on Windows in production environment? Why not?

"Everyone" know that Apache is for Linux/Unix and on Windows IIS is the way to go. However, I'm not a pro at Linux and it would be an enormous relief for me to use just the same setup in the ...
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best practice with memcache/php - multi memcache nodes

So I am working on a web app - that has to be built for scalability. It stores frequent MySQL querys into the cache. I have pretty much everything built and ready to go - but I am concerned on best ...
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173 views

How to make PHP more scalable on Unix Apache

I'm looking for free/low cost ways to make PHP running on our Unix Solaris servers (under Apache) more scalable and reliable. Do you recommend the free version of the Zend Server? Are there other ...
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759 views

How much server capacity by thousand of registered users one must provide for a social networking site? [closed]

I am involved in the worldwide launch of a social networking site. For how many server capacity we must plan ? what are the average ratios per thousand registered users ? what are the assumptions ...
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1answer
926 views

Does PHP *have* to serialize/unserialize session data between each HTTP request? Or is there a setting just to keep sessions in memory?

I think I understand why sessions are evil but for snappy client user experience I don't want to have to re-query the database on each HTTP request. (As a comparision, Java servlets can effortlessly ...
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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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How to scale beyond 150 page views per minute?

I have a Facebook app written in PHP. It has 150 page views per minute and will have up to 300 page views per minute till end of this year. While getting more PV I start to have problems with ...