[wp-hackers] Forum post: Huge server hits

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 19:36:09 GMT 2005

Well, there's another no wonder the traffic is so high. PHP as CGI
suffers a pretty hefty preformance hit. Any particular reason why
dreamhost would do this?

On 7/14/05, Sam Angove <peasant at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/13/05, Podz <podz at tamba2.org.uk> wrote:
> > Still... as an extreme test given the circumstances, I think it ranks
> > pretty highly ? We do get questions about server load in the forums and
> > we are - as yet - unable to give definitive answers. Not that this does,
> > but those issues are not answerable. Unless someone wants to take a shot ?
> FWIW, since I'm sure most people don't have dedicated servers:
> DreamHost says that their shared hosting customers shouldn't be using
> more than 30-40 [CPU minutes per day][1], and if they consistently
> exceed it they may be asked to upgrade to a dedicated package.
> It obviously depends on what plugins/themes are being used, but for me
> works out at about 10,000 pageviews per day with no cache.[2] WP-Cache
> should be at least 10x that, or more.
> [1]: https://panel.dreamhost.com/kbase/index.cgi?area=3079
> [2]: I think. Have you ever tried to analyze a log where every single
> item is `php.cgi`? :)
> _______________________________________________
> wp-hackers mailing list
> wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
> http://lists.automattic.com/mailman/listinfo/wp-hackers

--Robert Deaton

More information about the wp-hackers mailing list