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A recent client performance assessment consulting project showed that on their site, the main page that logged in users would browse

On many occasions, we see web site performance suffereing due to misconfiguration or oversight of system resources. Here is an example where RAM and Disk I/O severely impacted web site performance, and how we fixed them.

For all of the sites we consult on, and manage, we use the excellent memcache module, which replaces the core's database caching.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) is the protocol that allows web sites to serve traffic in HTTPS. This provides end to end encryption between the two end points (the browser and the web server).

The other day, we were helping a long time client with setting up a new development server configured with Ubuntu Server LTS 16.04, which comes with PHP 7.x.

Recently, we were reviewing the performance of a large site that has a significant portion of its traffic from logged in users. The site was suffering from a high load average during peak times.

For years, we have been using and recommending memcached for Drupal sites as its caching layer, and we wrote several articles on it, for example:

MongoDB is a NoSQL database that has Drupal integration for various scenarios.

There are rare occasions when you want to re-index all your site's content in Solr. Such occasions include: