[development] High volume site, benchmarking

Gordon Heydon gordon at heydon.com.au
Wed Jul 28 12:48:20 UTC 2010


Basically the best place to start is pressflow and varnish

And the a lot of tweaking


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On 28/07/2010, at 10:38 PM, Dayton Perkins <perkinsd at chartermi.net> wrote:

I am talking with a client about redoing a site in Drupal that gets millions
of page views monthly.
My concern is page generation time. I would need to assure my client that I
con produce pages very fast.
Here are a couple of questions:
I don't think my question will be MySql vs. Postgre, but I would like some
input on getting started in the world of benchmark testing. (I know you
probably need to install dev) :-)
Thank you for your input.
*Kindest regards,* *Dayton Perkins*
Good News Design
 Intelligent Web Programming for Business
3611 Butternut Drive, Suite 40
Holland MI 49424
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