[wp-hackers] Forum post: Huge server hits

Owen Winkler ringmaster at midnightcircus.com
Wed Jul 13 10:58:29 GMT 2005

Matthew Mullenweg wrote:
> Owen Winkler wrote:
>> http://codex.wordpress.org/User:Ringmaster/WordPress_in_High_Traffic
> I think it makes sense to put things in order of practicality. It's much 
> easier to use gzip or install a caching plugin than changing your 
> network interface or bandwidth peering arrangements. I *seriously* doubt 
> that anyone who has asked about this in the forums was running into 
> network card limitations.

Absolutely true.  I was just making an effort to centralize things 
rather than leave this whole topic to languish in the mailing list archives.

Clearly, the configuration issues are more relevant to the questions in 
the forums.  But nobody's really summarized that too well yet...


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