[drupal-devel] Drupal.org infrastructure

James Walker walkah at walkah.net
Tue Apr 19 16:10:42 UTC 2005

There are some big gains you can get from just some simple apache/mysql 
config tweaks... also an opcode cacher makes a big difference (though 
we've been seeing some segfaults in eaccelerator lately :(

Even just upping apache + mysql's max connection settings would 
probably be a good start.


On 19-Apr-05, at 2:39 AM, Dries Buytaert wrote:

> As you might have seen, we occasionally get "too many connections" 
> problems on drupal.org.  During peak hours the load of the machine 
> occasionally spikes to 10+.  After such a burst, the load drops back 
> below 2-3.  Most of the day, the load is just below 1 though.
> I haven't investigated the problem yet but I figured I would let you 
> know.  For a few days now, I tried to get hold of Kjartan who 
> administers the machine. It looks like he is traveling so I hope he 
> gets back to us shortly.
> Know that we haven't properly configured the machine yet (it uses all 
> the default settings) so chances are we get a long way by properly 
> tuning the various configuration parameters.   In fact, I don't even 
> know whether we have PHP cache/optimizing installed.  Clearly, we will 
> have to look into that ASAP.
> --
> Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/
James Walker  ::  http://www.walkah.net/

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