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By S on December 17, 2008
On Monday December 22, 2008 UBC Blogs will be down for a maximum of 2 hours starting at 6:30AM.
By S on November 4, 2008
UBC Blogs now has Akismet Antispam software enabled. Users will notice a new link in the Comments section of the blog called “Akismet Spam”. Messages that are deemed to be potential spam threats are sent to the “Akismet Spam” area for moderation. Themes will now have a “Spam prevention powered by Akismet” placed in the […]
By S on October 16, 2008
For those wondering how to do query caching here is a quick run down. 1) Edit the MySQL conf at the following to /etc/my.cnf for a 26M query cache use: query_cache_type = 1 query_cache_size = 26214400 2) Restart MySQL /etc/init.d/mysqld restart 3) Login to MySQL and run the following: mysql> SET GLOBAL query_cache_size = 26214400; […]
By S on October 15, 2008
We implemented MySQL query caching yesturday and the results are quite impressive. ab -n 100 -c 40 http://blogs.ubc.ca/blog/category/community/latest-posts/ Requests per second: 325.78 [#/sec] (mean) Time per request: 122.782 [ms] (mean) Time per request: 3.070 [ms] (mean, across all concurrent requests) We now have PHP APC opcode caching, content caching with WP-Super-Cache, content compression with mod_deflate […]
By S on September 4, 2008
Just had a complaint about response time on the system. Ran some benchmarks here is a result from the homepage using: ab -n 40 -c 20 Time per request: 2.152 [ms] (mean, across all concurrent requests) Transfer rate: 10059.36 [Kbytes/sec] received This is very fast. Checked the server logs nothing out of the norm. Makes […]