[wp-hackers] APC-Nginx-Apache problems / memory problems on VPS

Braydon ronin at braydon.com
Mon Aug 29 09:47:54 UTC 2011

What is the biggest botteneck with WordPress and why are there so many 
different caching plugins? Can this not all be abstracted through one 
API and work across many different hosting solutions from economy shared 
hosting to fully dedicated all the way to multiple server configurations?

On 08/29/2011 12:36 AM, Martin Lazarov wrote:
> Hi, I have solved this problem using Hyper Cache Extended (
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/hyper-cache-extended/ ). Yes I'm
> the author of this plugin and the reason for writing is all the
> problems you already have. And Hyper Cache Extended solves them.
> Martin
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 1:59 AM, Braydon<ronin at braydon.com>  wrote:
>> Have you tried SuperCache and .htaccess rules to go past any PHP?
>> On 08/26/2011 03:49 PM, Ian Douglas wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm on a Level 3 HostGator VPS: 1.13Ghz / 768MB RAM / 30GB HD / 500GB
>>> bandwidth.
>>> I have a site that usually serves 4000 pages a day.
>>> I just renewed my Wordpress site with a new theme (commerically available
>>> from a reputable company, so I'm pretty confident of the code) and some
>>> extra plugins for functionality. Before renewing, sometimes I'd get database
>>> connection errors on the shared account I was on. Eventually, I had to move
>>> to the VPS because the site was deemed to be pulling too many server
>>> resources.
>>> I was being suspended.
>>> So we did the move. Then the trouble really started.
>>> Even with 768MB RAM, I can't keep the site up. HostGator admins at first
>>> said I should disable plugins (I hate this kind of response; it is
>>> avoidance. The plugins are there for essential functionality; the question
>>> is how to get the install I want to work). In reality, there are only a few
>>> plugins that actually add to what is rendered on the main page. So far as I
>>> can see, there's nothing there that should be a massive resource hog. And
>>> there's nothing that I haven't used without problems before in a shared
>>> hosting environment.
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