Should I use Lightsail for WordPress and is it performant?

What is Lightsail and How Does it Work with WordPress? Amazon Lightsail is a virtual private server (VPS) hosting solution offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). It provides users with a simple and cost-effective way to launch and manage virtual servers on the AWS platform. Lightsail comes with a user-friendly interface and pre-configured server options …

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WordPress Persistent Database Connections

Introduction If you’re running a large-scale WordPress instance, the time it takes to connect to the local MySQL database adds up. For a smaller site, it will be insignificant. Unfortunately, WordPress doesn’t support persistent database connections. But there is a GitHub issue on the WordPress Performance Plugin that might make this a possibility. Related Content …

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PHP PGO

During my searches I stumbled upon PHP PGO PGO¬†refers to¬†Profile-guided Optimization. It is a self-adaptive optimization which means it doesn’t make improvements on the software code itself to achieve performance enhancements. So I thought I’d dig a bit deeper, but not now. I will come back to this later. Here are some helpful links though.

WordPress Database Indexes

Introduction If you’ve ever had to deal with a medium to large WordPress instance, you’ve also had to deal with an extensive database, many rows, and a sluggish back-end/front-end. WordPress Database Indexes You might not know, but a plugin by the famous Oliver Jones and Rick James optimizes some problematic databse tables that either have …

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Benchmarking OVH VPS + Dedicated Ryzen + Dedicated Ryzen on Proxmox VM

Instances tested The test results below are for the following. OVH Elite VPS 2023 OVH Elite VPS 2020 (Not tested, just for comparison) OVH Dedicated Server Advanced LE OVH Dedicated Server Advanced LE Virtual Machine Instance Testing Notes Getting Interface Link Speed You want to know what the interface link speed of your instance is; …

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Does Processor Frequency Matter?

Im looking for a +4GHZ CPU for a high traffic Woo site. Do you have any idea? Facebook User Introduction I tout the fact that you should be looking for high-frequency CPU instances for heavy WordPress or WooCommerce-related workloads. However, does high-frequency = processor frequency? How can you find your server’s processor type, frequency, microprocessor, …

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