Category: Website Performance

Install HAProxy with SSL Termination

These days I have been working with scaling solutions for a PHP framework. Previously I came with Nginx as load balancers, however, with the requirement of health check and failover, …

Scaling a PHP MySQL Web Application, Part 2

This article was original written by By Eli White and was published at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/dsl/white-php-part2-355138.html. This includes tips for scaling your PHP-MySQL Web app based on real-world experiences at Digg, TripAdvisor, and other …

Scaling a PHP MySQL Web Application, Part 1

This article was original written by By Eli White and was published at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/dsl/white-php-part1-355135.html. This includes tips for scaling your PHP-MySQL Web app based on real-world experiences at Digg, TripAdvisor, and other high-traffic …

APC installation troubleshooting

APC stands for “Alternative PHP Cache”. APC is a free, open, and robust framework for caching and optimizing PHP intermediate code. This article shows common problems when installing APC and …

50 Top Open Source Tools for Big Data

Whenever analysts or journalists assemble lists of the top trends for this year, “big data” is almost certain to be on the list. While the catchphrase is fairly new, in …

Setup MySQL Replication

This tutorial describes how to setup MySQL replication. MySQL replication allows you to have an exact copy of a database from a master server on another server (slave), and all …