[wp-hackers] Paged Comments and Memory Usage
danielx386 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 14:47:28 UTC 2012
Yes I do :) I need some sleep :). I asked that because what if op need
to run the forum on it own server.
On 15/02/2012, Chris Taylor - stillbreathing.co.uk <mrwiblog at gmail.com> wrote:
> Daniel, do you mean bbPress? http://bbpress.org/ This is the
> "official" forum plugin, and integrates nicely with BuddyPress.
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 2:07 PM, Daniel Fenn <danielx386 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On the subject of forum software is it a bad idea to use something
>> that fit in with Wordpress like buddy press? Would phpbb or mybb be
>> On 15/02/2012, Jeremy Clarke <jer at simianuprising.com> wrote:
>>> I wouldn't be surprised if all the comments are loaded in memory, it
>>> sense from a lot of angles. Handling all the relationships between
>>> in a 10-deep hierarchy at the DB level would just move your performance
>>> problem from Apache into MySQL if you had that many comments to work
>>> Also I imagine loading them all and sorting it out in PHP is not a
>>> 99% of the time for WP sites.
>>> 64MB isn't THAT bad in terms of a memory limit, some WP installs are just
>>> big and heavy (mine needs more than 64MB to run and I have to bump it up
>>> higher if I want an export to finish).
>>> FWIW 8000 comments on one post is also nuts, and 10-deep replies seems
>>> senseless to me. Ideally WP would handle it gracefully anyway, but how
>>> that be a good experience for someone who wants to comment or read the
>>> comments already there? 8000 posts is enough to fill up an entire forum
>>> worth of threads, where there would be all kinds of useful navigation and
>>> UI for the task of handling such a complex discussion.
>>> PEOPLE: Limit your thread-depth to 5 and if one post gets more than a few
>>> hundred comments just close the discussion! The likelihood that you're
>>> getting productive comments after the 500th is very low, as is the
>>> likelihood that anyone is reading them all. Consider giving your
>>> a forum or a stackexchange instead.
>>> Jeremy Clarke • jeremyclarke.org
>>> Code and Design • globalvoicesonline.org
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