[Clipart] Searching and download graphics

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Thu May 17 17:38:50 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 07:10 -0400, John Bintz wrote:
> Jon Phillips wrote:
> >> With a good analysis of traffic patterns and user preferences, you could 
> >> determine the best pages to set up as pre-generated on a periodic basis 
> >> vs. being on-demand, and cut overall server load by double-digit 
> >> percentages.
> >>
> >> Get a good DBA to optimize the queries that remain on-demand and 
> >> optimize the caching of the query results and you might knock that down 
> >> by another double-digit percentage.
> >>     
> >
> > Yah, we are using phptal as well, which helps...yes, yet again, would
> > you like to help us optimize? I can get you started.
> One additional optimization that's saved my skin on a very high traffic 
> PHP-driven site is a PHP opcode cache, like APC 
> (http://us2.php.net/apc).  Was an opcode cache being used on the old 
> server and, if not, would you consider running one on the new server?  
> It makes a heck of a difference when you cut out that PHP compilation 
> step with every page load.  :)
> John

That is a good idea. Could you help us set that up when our new box goes


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