“We’re having high overload in the php fpm service (it loads the 16 VCPU with 100%). I’ve to restart the service 4 times. We need your help.”
We got this request recently from a server owner who was facing high CPU load due to PHP-FPM processes.
In our role as Technical Support Services for web hosting companies, configuring and managing the web servers for best performance, is a major task we do.
Analyzing the reasons for high server load and resolving it, form a part of that service. Here’s how we tackled this issue.