LAMP/NAMP/OAMP with WordPress just needs CPU

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According to the Google robot, my actual configuration serves WordPress pages in about 1-2 seconds. I was looking on improving this a bit.

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Natural WordPress benchmarking

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I am planning on benchmarking various OS and HTTP daemons to host my WordPress site. A well-known (free) tool to benchmark Web servers is ApacheBench. But it can only use a single URL for each benchmark session.

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Joomla on Mac OS X

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I have to take care of Frederic Mejias’ Martial Arts School website . It historically runs on Joomla. I personally probably wouldn’t have use that piece of … software but the choice isn’t mine :p So starting using/modifying that beast, I installed an instance of my MacBook Pro. What you’ll need is a Web server capable of running PHP and a SQL database. Once you finished saying that, the quickest thought is Macintosh, Apache, Mysql and PHP.

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WordPress, HungryFEED and (french) accented words.

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Last time I moved my (WordPress) Web site, I started from scratch ; mostly because I did a lot of testings on the previous instance. Anyway… On the “News” page, I use the HungryFEED plugin to aggregate on a single page the few RSS feeds I daily read. Some are written in English and some are French. Since I moved the WP instance, the accented words were messy.

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Chroot Apache 2.2 on NetBSD

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The Apache 2.2.17 package shipped in pkgsrc 2010Q4 comes with a nice <a href="http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mpm_common.html#chrootdir">ChrootDir</a> directive that allows simple chroot configuration. First, you will need Apache in at least version 2.2.10. Then: # vi /usr/pkg/etc/httpd/httpd.conf (...) #DocumentRoot "/usr/pkg/share/httpd/htdocs" ChrootDir "/usr/pkg/share/httpd" DocumentRoot "/htdocs" (...) # ln -s /usr/pkg/share/httpd/htdocs /htdocs

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