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How to optimize and speed up your server by more than 20%

How to optimize and speed up your server by more than 20%

10 years back, people were happy with sites that loaded in 10 seconds. Not anymore.

These days, people browse sites on the go with their smartphones. If it’s not loading in 2 seconds, they just open the next site. (more…)

Proven tips to speed up WordPress site by 40%

Proven tips to speed up WordPress site by 40%

When the 2009 Google research revealed that ‘speed’ matters the most in internet browsing, it didn’t come as a surprise at all. Online visitors are usually averse to slow websites, and often prefer switching to faster websites for business.

Nothing sabotages an online business faster than a slow website. Performance is the core ingredient of any successful website, and it can be affected by many factors, ranging from poor network to unoptimized website code. (more…)

How to troubleshoot high load in linux web hosting servers

How to troubleshoot high load in linux web hosting servers

High load, aka high load average is the most common reason for business downtime in the web hosting industry.

Applications freeze, websites timeout, and customers abandon cart.

Yeah, we hate it too. That’s why, here at Bobcares, our Dedicated Server Admins monitor our customer’s servers 24/7 and fix load issues in as little as 5 minutes.

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Growing website? Here’s how we built the best hosting solution for a high traffic website

Growing website? Here’s how we built the best hosting solution for a high traffic website

What has a royal wedding got to do with fashion? Apparently, a lot. In April 2011, within minutes of Kate Middleton stepping on the red carpet, the the wedding dress designer’s name “Sarah Burton” was trending in Twitter. The interest in the dress was enormous, and fashion houses around the world immediately started offering “Kate wedding dress” replicas.

Every fashion house worth their salt knows how to cash in on such trends, and they use social media extensively to drive customers to their website. It is therefore important for these sites to be able to deal with such surges in traffic they receive. However, not all websites are well equipped to handle high traffic, and some do crash when traffic spikes happen. (more…)

Think Speed : mod_pagespeed for Apache

World of web is becoming faster day by day. Webmasters have been making conscious efforts to enhance website speeds even more, now that Google has even page rank linked to website speed. Sticking to efficient coding and adopting best practices has always been the steps taken by webmasters to speed up their sites.

But for a web host, there are several server level changes that can contribute to high server speed.

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Optimize Your Web Contents

In my previous article, “Next Step:Optimizing Site URLs” , we learned how to optimize web site URLs. Even if there are a number of factors involved in SEO, we have to give primary importance to Website Contents. Content is the key to good search engine rankings. I am going to present some of the best content optimization practices in this article.

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Does your website load quickly enough? Tips and Tricks to increase site speed

When your equipment is not in tune with demand, your customers bail out and hit the road to a new service. In the world of Internet business, your equipment is your site. Every second is precious to your customer. What would be your reaction to a site that comes up so slow that you feel your time is wasted just trying to visit it? You would rather use your time to visit another site that loads faster. The same would be the reaction of your customer, when he sees that your site loads too slow. So, that’s the question:

Does your website load quickly enough?

Being in the support industry, I often see the following quotes:

My sites are slow.......
Site running slow.....
I was wondering, the site is running extremely slow! ..... etc etc
And once a customer asked me whether it’s possible to increase site speed using “http” headers.
Answer is Yes 🙂

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Mysql Server Optimization for DBA

Mysql Server Optimization for DBA

MySQL is the most widely used multi-user, multi-threading SQL database management system. To optimize MySQL performance, a DBA should have reasonable knowledge of MySQL system variables. This article covers the basics of MySQL server optimization. We will first discuss MySQL optimization during installation. Then we will discuss the seven most important and common system variables. Plus, a brief note on how to optimize the server using those seven variables.

We will also discuss MySQL status variables. This article would be very useful for a newbie MySQL DBA when setting up a MySQL server.
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