[development] Question about Drupal performance

Lennart Borgman (gmail) lennart.borgman at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 23:25:09 UTC 2007

Tony Guntharp wrote:
> Not wanting to say anything bad in regards to the admin staff at your 
> web hosting company but I believe that they are wrong. Drupal out of the 
> box is going to be slow. Just as 98% of all web applications will be 
> until you take the time to configure them properly.
> 1) Turn on Drupal caching
> 2) Enable an Opcode Optimizer such as eAccelerator, XCache, APC
> 3) Enable Memcache (can be a bit tricky)

Thanks Tony, I saw there was a release of the Drupal Memcache Module 1.0 
on 2007-06-27. Is it still tricky to use?

> 4) Tweak Apache to meet your needs.
> 5) Tweak MySQL to meet your needs.
> Performancing of ANY web site/web application is an ongoing process and 
> should always be revisited to ensure that you're getting the most out of 
> your hardware.
> -t
> Tony Guntharp
> Co-Founder SourceForge.net

Thanks for that good initiative too :-)

> fusion94 at damagestudios.net   
> 1-415-692-5507
> 1-415-680-5361

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