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What kind of scaling method is it, when you add new software to a single server to handle more users? [closed]

I have read about scaling (in terms of terminology and methods). This got me confused about the following: On a single computer, running a web server (say apache), if the system administrator adds a ...
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Autoscaling set-up on EC2

I'm new to web development and design (I moved over from construction where answers are much larger), and I'm trying to build a scalable AWS architecture for a Wordpress site that lives in the free ...
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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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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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Infrastructure modelling using virtual machines - a viable approach?

I'm interested in modelling various server/network configurations for a web application. I'd like to know in advance which parts of the system are going to be bottlenecks, and whether the bottlenecks ...
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Doubts about best choices for a webserver [closed]

I have this config. Quad core i7 930 (x64) 6gb ram WEBSITE architecture php language for website mysql and it is possible the use of cassandra SSL protocol three hundred thousand visits (daily) ...
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Ideal server specs/software for mail, file, and database storage

I'm trying to figure out what the ideal set up would for a few servers. 1) Website 1) Mail server 1) Database server 1) file server In this given scenario, say there is a site that will offer each ...
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What are the best strategies for scaling up my web application to be able to cope with a large volume of users?

I want to get some advice / best practices for how to go about developing a strategy for scaling up my a web application. I waffle on a bit here and show my limited knowledge but want to fill in my ...
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How many site visitors can my server handle? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I have a website, and I want to host it on my own computer, but I'm wondering if it's good enough. The ...
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2answers
875 views

Does IIS 7/7.5 304 (Not Modified) involve disk IO?

I am wondering how does IIS (7/7.5) work in terms of 304 ((Not Modified) response code. For example when an image is cached on client side (i.e. a web browser) with the Last-Modified HTTP header set, ...
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0answers
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How can I scale my RoR applications?

I am developing a Ruby On Rails application and would like to deploy in a production environment. I have multiple identically configured Ubuntu web servers I can use but I don't know how to scale ...
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Should I start hosting my web server in more that one single server machine?

I'm developing an advertising site for the real estate business. The thing is that it is a startup business and I'm not too positive in thinking that I will get a lot of users very quickly. So, my ...