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- Subject: Re: The future of the Lua Forums
- From: Stefan <stefan@...>
- Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:46:09 -0700
On 09/30/2013 01:18 PM, Pierre Chapuis wrote:
I am not sure writing new forum software is a good idea.
20 requests per second is not that much, it should not be a problem for PHP.
What is your bottleneck, Web frontends or the database?
Do you use FastCGI? Have you tried tuning the number of PHP processes?
It is running NGINX using PHP through FastCGI, and the forum software
uses MySQL as the backend. Keep in mind that the VM is not a heavy-duty
one, since $240/year is the most I can spend on this.
The unwanted requests are POST attempts, so I'm not sure if caching (if
possible with the off-the-shelf software - perhaps memcached?) would
Also, I relish the idea of dogfooding if possible.