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  1. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Hi all,

    I have added some cacheing to the site to see if this speeds things up.

    The advertising display still holds things up and slows things down a bit and I will be looking at various ways to speed this up going forward.

    Can everyone tell me if they notice any speed increases?

    I am going to try a different system next week or tomorrow to see how that goes as well and decide which is better.

    Based on some very quick bench marking, the speed of 1000 calls to the site is more than halved in actual response time.

    Dan
     
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    • c eagle

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      Its moving as quick as jorge will be tonight, id like to say snake but, mmm me thinks not.
       
    • Dan

      Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Oh if there are any geeks interested I can share the benchmarking results later
       
    • globaleagle

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      Ping me!
       
    • Dan

      Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Linux allows for real benchmarking of x amount of requesta much better than a ping
       
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      globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Well obviously :rolleyes:

      But saying ping me is better than some non nerd human speak request-o-tron.


      Sheesh. :cool::D:p:angel::idea::D
       
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      Yes, I've noticed an improvement in the site speed this morning.
       
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      By lots
       
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        Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Awesome news. I will still try out xCache next week to see if that helps. I need to expand the memory because the cache size is set to 32 which is the current maximum I have spare RAM sitting there not being utilized so I will snatch some of that and increase the cache size
         
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          Pong.. Is this some criptic table tennis talk? :cool:
           
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          Please ignore the few minor downtimes this morning just adding some tuning parameters to the database server to speed it up a little and adding query caching
           
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            Okay, then you won't have to worry about doing anything about this then:

            [​IMG]

            :)
             
          • Dan

            Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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            :)

            no that is part of me restarting the database server
             
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            Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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            Right just made hopefully a final tweak for the day and upped the cache limit, I had to restart the services so all the caches will start to be rebuilt as the day goes on the site will speed up more and more
             
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            Thanks Dan you've been pretty good so far this Friday.
             
          • Dan

            Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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            I am on call at work and got called in for cases that should not have been forwarded to me, so may as well do a few things here before heading out for a few hours
             
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          • WAMF

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            I've got benchmarks on my ass from sitting too long. :D
             
          • Dan

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            just for the geeks

            this is benchmark taken yesterday when caching was only just enabled

            Code:
            This is ApacheBench, Version 2.0.40-dev <$Revision: 1.146 $> apache-2.0
            Copyright 1996 Adam Twiss, Zeus Technology Ltd, http://www.zeustech.net/
            Copyright 2006 The Apache Software Foundation, http://www.apache.org/
            
            Benchmarking forums.silvertails.net (be patient)
            Completed 100 requests
            Completed 200 requests
            Completed 300 requests
            Completed 400 requests
            Completed 500 requests
            Completed 600 requests
            Completed 700 requests
            Completed 800 requests
            Completed 900 requests
            Finished 1000 requests
            
            
            Server Software:        Apache/2.2.24
            Server Hostname:        forums.silvertails.net
            Server Port:            80
            
            Document Path:          /
            Document Length:        65363 bytes
            
            Concurrency Level:      2
            Time taken for tests:   44.475438 seconds
            Complete requests:      1000
            Failed requests:        868
               (Connect: 0, Length: 868, Exceptions: 0)
            Write errors:           0
            Total transferred:      65959616 bytes
            HTML transferred:       65323616 bytes
            Requests per second:    22.48 [#/sec] (mean)
            Time per request:       88.951 [ms] (mean)
            Time per request:       44.475 [ms] (mean, across all concurrent requests)
            Transfer rate:          1448.28 [Kbytes/sec] received
            
            Connection Times (ms)
                          min  mean[+/-sd] median   max
            Connect:        0    0   0.0      0       0
            Processing:    81   88   6.4     87     158
            Waiting:       73   81   6.1     80     150
            Total:         81   88   6.4     87     158
            
            Percentage of the requests served within a certain time (ms)
              50%     87
              66%     89
              75%     90
              80%     91
              90%     96
              95%     98
              98%    105
              99%    113
             100%    158 (longest request)
            
             

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