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Posts Tagged ‘Apache’

Quick Install Guide for Apache+PHP+Firebird

Posted by Kim on Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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More Apache+PHP+Firebird Performance results

Posted by Kim on Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Adding to my previous post on Apache, PHP and Firebird performance I have now achieved a new higscore of 155 pages/sec!

In order to achieve this I had to tweak the SQL statements a little (removed the UPPER() parts), modified the firebird.conf a little and moved the DB to another T61p (DualCore 2.2 GHz) machine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apache, PHP and Firebird Performance Tuning

Posted by Kim on Monday, July 14, 2008

In the last post I commented that I had a test-bed application, based on Apache, PHP and Firebird, and once the problem with the images was solved I could finally start doing the actual performance testing/tuning that I originally wanted to do.

The only major changes from the last post is that I’ve now upgraded the database engine to the “Firebird v2.5 Alpha 1” that supports SMP, and that the application now contains more base data in the tables. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apache Serves Images Slowly

Posted by Kim on Thursday, July 10, 2008

Today I had a really interesting and strange problem with the Apache WWW server. It served images very slowly under even light loads and there was really no explanation for this. The CPU on the host machine almost idle and network throughput was nominal too.

After some digging on the internet I found other people also had had this problem, and had suggested various methods to remedy this, like enabling caching and putting images on a separate machine and disabling the KeepAlive feature. Read the rest of this entry »

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