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WordPress Tutorial 4: Recommended WordPress Plugins

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This is part 4 in an ongoing series on WordPress. Please see Part 1: WordPress Tutorial 1: Installation Setup and Part 2: WordPress Tutorial 2: Terminology and Part 3: WordPress Tutorial 3: How to Install a New Plugin, Theme, or Widget. __________ Now that you have WordPress installed, understand the......
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Apache Performance Tuning: MPM Modules

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Apache Performance Tuning Apache Performance Tuning: Swap Memory Apache Performance Tuning: MPM Modules Apache Performance Tuning: MPM Directives Apache Performance Tuning: Configuring MPM Directives How and Why: Enabling Apache’s Piped Logging The keystone for understanding Apache server performance is by far the MultiProcessing Modules (MPMs). These modules determine the basis......
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Apache Performance Tuning: Configuring MPM Directives

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Apache Performance Tuning Apache Performance Tuning: Swap Memory Apache Performance Tuning: MPM Modules Apache Performance Tuning: MPM Directives Apache Performance Tuning: Configuring MPM Directives How and Why: Enabling Apache’s Piped Logging   Our previous article in this series focused on defining and fitting MPM to match your environment.  Building off......
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How and Why: Enabling Apache’s Piped Logging

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Apache Performance Tuning Apache Performance Tuning: Swap Memory Apache Performance Tuning: MPM Modules Apache Performance Tuning: MPM Directives Apache Performance Tuning: Configuring MPM Directives How and Why: Enabling Apache’s Piped Logging Apache by default logs data directly to log files. While this isn’t a bad thing, it is not your......
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Install memcached on CentOS 5

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Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because CentOS 5 has reached its end-of-life support. Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up database-heavy sites, but can be used to stores objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS has......
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MySQL Performance: How To Leverage MySQL Database Indexing

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MySQL Performance MySQL Performance: Identifying Long Queries MySQL Performance: MyISAM vs InnoDB MySQL Performance: How To Leverage MySQL Database Indexing MySQL Performance: MySQL vs. MariaDB MySQL Performance: Converting MySQL to MariaDB MySQL Performance: System Configuration File & Routine Maintenance MySQL Performance: InnoDB Buffers & Directives MySQL Performance: MyISAM Throughout this......
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MySQL Performance: InnoDB Buffers & Directives

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MySQL Performance MySQL Performance: Identifying Long Queries MySQL Performance: MyISAM vs InnoDB MySQL Performance: How To Leverage MySQL Database Indexing MySQL Performance: MySQL vs. MariaDB MySQL Performance: Converting MySQL to MariaDB MySQL Performance: System Configuration File & Routine Maintenance MySQL Performance: InnoDB Buffers & Directives MySQL Performance: MyISAM As discussed......
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MySQL Performance: System Configuration File & Routine Maintenance

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MySQL Performance MySQL Performance: Identifying Long Queries MySQL Performance: MyISAM vs InnoDB MySQL Performance: How To Leverage MySQL Database Indexing MySQL Performance: MySQL vs. MariaDB MySQL Performance: Converting MySQL to MariaDB MySQL Performance: System Configuration File & Routine Maintenance MySQL Performance: InnoDB Buffers & Directives MySQL Performance: MyISAM The majority......
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The Best Settings for Configuring FastCGI (mod_fcgid)

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In our last tutorial, we showed you how to install Apache’s mod_fcgid and provided Linux scripts to assist in transitioning from mod_php. In this next section, we’ll be discussing how to configure a baseline setting for PHP optimization. The default settings for mod_fcgid are often overwhelming to many servers. Due......
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How To Optimize Site Images Using the Image Optimizer Package for WP-CLI

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There will be many times when you will need to optimize all images in a site media library. If you are familiar with using WP-CLI, then there is a very handy package which can be installed. The package is called “image-optimize” and it will simplify the process of getting your......
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Load Balancing Techniques and Optimizations

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The hosting world’s bread & butter solution for providing high availability and redundancy is load balancing. There are many different use cases for a Load Balancer (LB). It is important to know how to effectively manage your LB configuration so that it performs optimally in your environment.  The proceeding article......