[drupal-devel] Drupal.org infrastructure

Dries Buytaert dries at buytaert.net
Wed Apr 20 11:02:56 UTC 2005

Another status update from the infrastructure department:

Kjartan upgraded PHP to the latest version, tweaked the MySQL 
configuration, and installed a PHP optimizer/cache.  As I type this, 
the machine's load is 0.67 but that might change when the US wakes up.

On 19 Apr 2005, at 23:08, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> Status update: Kjartan just made some first configuration changes.  We 
> don't have a PHP cache/optimizer installed but that is on the TODO 
> list.  I'll keep you posted.
> On 19 Apr 2005, at 08:39, 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/

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