[development] Question about Drupal performance

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Mon Jul 9 23:56:19 UTC 2007

On 7/9/07, Ashraf Amayreh <mistknight at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> http://community.livejournal.com/openvz/14024.html

Here is the original article that I wrote (not a formal benchmark)

Workhabit, who do a lot of hosting (Firebright), have the same observation
Xen vs Virtuozzo.

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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