July 20th, 1999, 09:09 PM
We are upgrading our servers and I am wondering what is better, two servers (PII 300 196M RAM and 64M RAM 8+ Gig IDE Drive, 10/100Mbs Ethernet Card) one running MySQL and the other Apache and PHP3 or just one more powerful server (PII 350, 256M SDRAM, 2 8+ Gig SCSI HDs, 10/100Mbs Nic Card)
running MySQL, Apache and PHP3? The MySQL server get 1400 000 questions/day and crashes around 5 time/day... Cost doesn't matter I just wan't to know which of these two configurations will be faster and more efficient...
Any other tips would be helpful. Thanks in advanced.
July 21st, 1999, 12:52 PM
Which config would be better for you would depend somewhat on the relative level of demand upon Apache and mysql. If I read your activity figures correctly, you're going to find that no matter how you configure it you're be thin on RAM.
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