[development] Question about Drupal performance

Ashraf Amayreh mistknight at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 23:46:18 UTC 2007

> Even on a relatively inexpensive Xen VPS (forget Virtuozzo or OpenVZ,
> they are slow), performance is really snappy.

I was actually disturbed when I saw this as my host is a VPS host that uses
OpenVZ. So I did a little search and I'm not so sure this statement is
accurate, not that I really care, but I'd rather be getting the best option
for my money so I thought I'd point this benchmark out.


On 7/10/07, Jonas M Luster <jluster at jluster.org> wrote:
> > * an infrastructure for users from fundamentalist/oppressive countries
> > to communicate without fear of repercussion (Bloggers without
> > Borders). BwoB is in active use inside some NGOs and would not have
> > been possible with any other application or application framework in
> > the extend and ease of implementation as it is with Drupal.
> I should have mentioned that these are areas where "peppy" speed is
> more than paramount and hardware isn't available in masses and
> qualities we know in the US. Still, VERY peppy, still serving 90k
> users a day, holding up well during Katherina and the Tsunami in
> South-East Asia, even when Slashdotted, NPR-dotted, and CNN-dotted the
> same day.
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