Your website is only as fast as its slowest component. In a WordPress server infrastructure, database servers are often the slowest. This is because databases depend on good old hard disks instead of the super fast server memory to fetch data.
In high traffic WordPress websites, database servers are known to incur intermittent downtime and performance bottlenecks. Today we’ll see how a Percona XtaDB cluster can be used to deliver WordPress high availability hosting. (more…)
Percona is a high performance alternative for MySQL. It uses a modified InnoDB engine called XtraDB, and uses Galera’s clustering technology to offer better performance and uptime than MySQL. Today, let’s take a look at how you can setup a Percona cluster, and migrate your databases from MySQL. (more…)
MySQL is the most popular database used in web applications. It is supported by all hosting providers, is easy to administer, and free. However, MySQL servers often face high server load due to high disk IOWait. (more…)
A properly configured backup helps you bounce back from a server failure within minutes. However, backups impose a performance penalty and it is known to even bring down servers due to high load. So, backups should be setup such that it uses as little resources as possible. (more…)
MySQL is the most popular database used in web applications. It is supported by all hosting providers, is easy to administer, and free. However, MySQL servers often face high server load due to high memory usage. (more…)
From WordPress to Magento, almost all popular web apps use MySQL as their default database. While MySQL is easy to use and administer, it causes frequent performance issues in web hosting servers. Many website owners and web hosting providers now use high performance MySQL alternatives such as MariaDB or Percona. (more…)
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