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Hardware Optimization for WordPress 1. Storage Upgrades – Use SSDs if possible instead of spindle HDDs. SSDs are much faster overall. Only use industrial / enterprise grade SSDs and not the consumer grade ones (author been bitten a few times by bad “sector” of the drives). Otherwise, go for the hybrid types, where SSDs are…

How to speed up WordPress – Part 1

Optimization Strategy Software Hardware Networking Newbie Level Optimization Technique: 1. Themes Optimization – Find the fastest themes out there, do a pingdom tools speed test at http://tools.pingdom.com/ and only go for the minimal theme installation for the best optimum speed possible. 2. Plugins Optimization – Find the fastest plugins out there, refer to 1 on…

Ubuntu (Debian based) and CentOS (Red Hat based) are both equally competent operating systems in both desktops and servers. The perception of Ubuntu is more skewed towards ordinary desktop users whereas CentOS has been more of a server breed focusing on stability over the latest features. CentOS 7 Ubuntu 14.04 However, the trend of shifting…

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