Drupal Performance Assessment, Tuning and Optimization

As your Drupal site grows, more visitors and more page views are served. This puts more load on your server, and often bottlenecks cause the site to be slow, or experience hangs occasionally.

2bits has been involved closely with many high traffic web sites, for example, 74 million page views per month, and over 3,400,000 page views per day. We have assisted many large clients with their web site bottlenecks, solving performance issues with sites running on Virtual Private servers, to multiple dedicated servers.

We regularly publish articles on Drupal performance optimization and tuning which many find highly useful.

If your Drupal site has performance issues, 2bits can help by investigating the performance issues you are experiencing.

Our performance assessment, optimization and tuning service covers Drupal as well as Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP).

The outcome is a faster running site with optimal usage of existing resources, such as CPU, memory and disk.

Please read what information we need to diagnose an issue or help with peformance.

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I love drupal, but it

I love drupal, but it doesn't seem to play well with shared hosts. For example, the sites I'm hosting on shared servers (hostway, godaddy and pair) run slower than I'd like them too.

What is the best option for hosting when a dedicated server is of the project's price range, but $10-50/month might be acceptable?


Go for a VPS. The ones running on Xen are really good, and you can have them from as low as $20 a month.

Depending on the number and type of modules you have installed, you may need to get something with more than 256MB of RAM.
2bits -- Drupal consulting

xen vs virtuozzo

Hi, I hear it often, that "xen is better", but why exactly is it ?

Simply because Xen "reserves"

Simply because Xen "reserves" your resources from server, while other virtualizations allow easy overselling.

Any VPS with APC

Does any recommended shared host or VPS comes pre-installed with APC ( http://2bits.com/articles/php-op-code-caches-accelerators-a-must-for-a-large-site.html ) ?