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How To Enable GZIP & Brotli Compression for Nginx on Linux

(: April 21, 2019) Question? – I’ve just installed Nginx Web server on my Linux system, how can I enable gzip & Brotli compression for static website assets such as HTML/JS/CSS/JSON files?. A faster web page load time is the desire of every Web developer and Systems administrator. Not only does the compression improve your […]

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MySQL 5.1 vs. 5.5 vs. 5.6 Performance Comparison

General Results MySQL 5.5 and 5.6 both performed significantly better than MySQL 5.1. Read/Write and Read Only workloads testing requests per second show a marked improvement for both MySQL 5.5 and 5.6 over MySQL 5.1. The 95th percentile response times (explained below) for both Read/Write and Read Only workloads on MySQL 5.5 and 5.6 were […]

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Install Memcached on Ubuntu 16.04

Memcached works to enhance performance by keeping a copy of commonly used script elements within the server’s memory in a form that is more easily read by the server thus reducing time. A bonus feature of this object cacher is its ability to decrease the number of connections to your database. In this tutorial, we […]

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How to Upgrade Your VPS

Upgrading your Storm® VPS (Virtual Private Server) is a simple process, and can be done in just a few satisfying clicks. Upgrades are a necessity. Let’s face it, you work hard on your blog, or ecommerce store, and the traffic grows! So, once you’ve optimized your WordPress site or Magento store, reward yourself with an […]

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How to Install the Memcached PHP Extension on Fedora 21

Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 21 has reached its end-of-life support. Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can, however, be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS […]

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Optimizing Your Website in Cloud Sites

To ensure that your site performs at its best, there are a few things you can do to optimize it when using sxi.io Web Cloud Sites technology. This article will take you through the top five best practices to optimize your website. Using SSL Certifcates An SSL Certificate is not technically required, but it is […]

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How to Install the Memcached PHP Extension on Fedora 20

Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 20 has reached its end-of-life support. Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can, however, be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS […]

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How To: Install memcached on CentOS 6

Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can however be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS has a plugin or module to take advantage of memcached, and many programming languages have a memcached library, […]

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How to Install the Memcached PHP Extension on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Ubuntu 12.04 has reached its end-of-life support. Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can, however, be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS […]

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How to Install Memcached on Fedora 20

Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can however be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS has a plugin or module to take advantage of memcached, and many programming languages have a memcached library, […]

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MySQL Performance: How To Leverage MySQL Database Indexing

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 tutorial, we will cover some […]

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How to Install Memcached on Fedora 21

Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can however be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS has a plugin or module to take advantage of memcached, and many programming languages have a memcached library, […]

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MySQL Performance: InnoDB Buffers & Directives

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 earlier in our MySQL Performance […]

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How to Install Memcached on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can however be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS has a plugin or module to take advantage of memcached, and many programming languages have a memcached library, […]

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MySQL Performance: Identifying Long Queries

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 Every MySQL backed application can benefit from […]

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How to Install Memcached on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can however be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS has a plugin or module to take advantage of memcached, and many programming languages have a memcached library, […]

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MySQL Performance: System Configuration File & Routine Maintenance

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 of work needed when adjusting […]

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How to Install Memcached on Ubuntu 15.04

Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can however be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS has a plugin or module to take advantage of memcached, and many programming languages have a memcached library, […]

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MySQL Performance: MyISAM vs InnoDB

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   A major factor in database performance […]

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How to Install the Memcached PHP Extension on CentOS 7

Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can, however, be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS has a plugin or module to take advantage of Memcached, and many programming languages have a Memcached library, […]