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What Kind of Server Setup and Hosting do I Need for the best Drupal Performance?

on Wed, 11/24/2010 - 3:38am

We've talked about this vaguely a couple times but I thought I would briefly summarize "how things scale" in Drupal-land (true for every database-driven site stack though, pretty much), just to give you an idea of how it works:

Vertical Scaling
Vertical Scaling is fastest and easiest from a sysadmin standpoint, since it basically means "move to a bigger machine and/or more RAM and/or faster core processors. For a general guide, see the figures below.

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How to fix GoDaddy 500 error with Drupal sites

on Tue, 11/02/2010 - 12:46pm

This is a very useful post which gathers together some bits of a couple of issues - among them the "multiple-php.ini" problem and the "htaccess slash" problem. With this post in hand, porting your Drupal Gardens site from hosting to Go Daddy hosting is doable, and quickly. It's also far less frustrating. Thanks to the authors for documenting these fixes for us!