I'm interested in how well Active Directory would fare as the authentication backend for a website, scaled for ~1 million users. Do you have experience with AD in web environments of this scale, and ...
It's a big question:) We are running a website with LAMP that is not big, 5 web servers with LVS load balancing, 3 MySQL servers with replications and separation of reading and writing, and we use ...
I'm about to scale UP our sql2008 database. Simple. But I might need to scale OUT our sql databases. For a simple scale out situation (ie distributing the processing load), are there some good ...
I am cross posting this from stack overflow since it was suggested I might get a better answer here ... I was wondering if anyone has used HAProxy for sharding. Specifically, I would like to be able ...
Where can I purchase a single server capable of 512 GB, yes GB, of RAM? The most I've seen is 256 GB (32 DIMM x 8 GB per stick)
Usually web projects start small, everything is on the one server. But if site becomes popular one server won't be enough. So, since I don't have any experience in this, I'd like to get an idea of: 1. ...
I am trying to enable WCF to scale out using Asycn pattern, it is a configuration setting, to enable asynch processing, but i can't find out where this is. I think it was in .net 3.5 SP1 feature, but ...
What kernel parameter or other settings control the maximum number of TCP sockets that can be open on a Linux server? What are the tradeoffs of allowing more connections? I noticed while load testing ...
Not going into specifics on the specs since I know there is no real answer for this. But I've been doing load testing today with the ab command in apache. And got to the number of 70 requests per ...
I am contemplating migrating to mosso to have several cheap app servers. The goal is to have a dedicated database server, however, does it make sense to have one database server that hosts the ...
I'm working on a website that could eventually have a very large database. The website will be an art community not until deviantART. I'll be running a lot of queries for analyzing how the site is ...