[wp-hackers] Memory outages and wordpress
mailapera at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 19:11:27 UTC 2010
@peter van der does Thanks I tried isolating the ip addresse, but they
@vid luther thanks as I said it is a VPS - virtual private server, so
I agree with you
@christopher ross thanks I will look into the RSS caching
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 9:07 PM, Christopher Ross <cross at thisismyurl.com> wrote:
> Recently I discovered that one of my blogs was serving 25,000 pages a day. The site itself was cached but the RSS feed wasn't cached, so the a page with the CPU weight of the homepage was loading 25k times a day ... that was causing massive memory issues.
> I offloaded my RSS feeds to Feedburner and forced the redirects in my .htaccess, now my sites are running smoothly.
> On 2010-09-14, at 3:27 PM, mailapera wrote:
>> After months of memory outages I installed a capcha plugin to reduce
>> the spam comment posting. The memory outages disappeared, so I
>> inquired my hosting (I have a vps) as I have no clue of what resources
>> intensive commenting could take up.
>> This was their response
>> "Wordpress is fairly resource intensive. You may look into installing
>> one of the various caching plugins, and do some research on the term
>> wordpress performance optimization"
>> I did not know WP was resource intensive, it seems a short hand reply
>> to me, if not a BS reply. However I would like some opinion on this
>> please. I have about 300 visits per day on the server, and 1G of ram.
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