[development] Question about Drupal performance
Lennart Borgman (gmail)
lennart.borgman at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 22:34:59 UTC 2007
Thanks. If you imagine some ten thousands of people going to a meeting,
will Drupal be a good CMS for the information they need and create? I
guess this meeting will involve a lot of discussions and comments.
I have read that Drupal has been used a lot for different political
campaigns. This would be something similar.
Ramiro Gómez wrote:
> Hi Lennart,
> Drupal's great flexibility brings some drawbacks regarding performance,
> many DB requests, function calls etc. But it depends a lot on how many
> and which modules you enable and how many blocks, links etc. you display
> on your pages. Drupal's cache works very good and greatkly increases
> performance. An additional op code cache will help too. Moreover there
> are some 3rd party cache modules.
> - yaph
>> From the admin staff on a web host I am using I got a message saying:
>> "Personally I'll recommend Drupal when pigs can fly, because I believe
>> it is just that ... a pig. Slow even when I tried it on my dedicated
>> server... its very full featured, but it is hardly peppy, at the best
>> of times... and, I'm not aware of many Drupal sites on the platform --
>> there are definitely better choices performance wise at the current
>> Can you comment on this, please? I am just going to setup some more
>> Drupal site and got a bit frustrated.
>> - L
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