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Moving files of existing site to s3 or CDN

I am having a website that's in production for last 1 year and with some few thousand content. Now to facilitate scaling I am considering moving the sites files to either s3 or any CDN using s3 module ...
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Scale down resolution of images with Media

I have always been using the combination of IMCE and CKEditor and I am quite happy with it. Lately I tried installing Media, WYSIWYG and CKEditor because it looks like this combination is much more ...
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Advices for tunning my server for better performance and scalability

I am working on a web application which will primarily be used by authenticated users. The web application imports records from CSV files using the Feeds module, MongoDB was chosen to store this data ...
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Can I host Drupal alongwith Google App Engine?

I am new to Drupal as well as Google App Engine. I want to create a scalable website with few specialized apps in Google app engine and integrate with Drupal. Given both the platforms are extensively ...
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Scalable way to add custom css/js to a page

So I'm working on a site where the ability to add custom javascript is core to the site's functionality. Right now, I'm using the Code Per Node module to handle this, but I have a feeling it's going ...
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Taxonomy: Too many tags?

I have a serious problem with the core's taxonomy module (Drupal 7): I have some vocabularies containing all together about 140,000 tags. I do not show these tags anywhere or use them for filtering or ...
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Drupal 7 replication failover mechanism

I am trying to set a master-slave environment for a Drupal 7 website. My concern is if the slave fails (with the current config) the site won't be accessible anymore. So, how can an automatic ...
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load balancing multiple horizontal drupal instances

I've developed a REST WebAPI using the Services module. It works fine. I have a client of that API with projected usage requiring I horizontally scale my Drupal instance. Note that due to the nature ...
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CPU spike during image multiupload — how to optimize performance?

I have an image gallery that allows users to upload a huge number of images at a time (this was a project requirement) and when an upload happens, the server's reported CPU usage spikes to 1000%. What ...
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Using Memcache Effectively with Drupal 7 Multisite

I am setting a hit ratio of 55% on our memcache instance (v1.4.4) and am wondering what can be done to improve the hit ratio. We're in a multisite setup (30+ sites), with two load balanced web ...
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Fields scalability

I've read the following phrase on a website: Instead of adding new fields to a content type, adding existing fields is a better option to reduce the system’s complexity and to improve scalability. ...
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Any suggestions for Taxonomy scaling and performance with 1073 terms?

I manage a website where the owner categorizes everything via taxonomy. However, he's extremely detailed when it comes to categorizing things. He has 1073 taxonomy terms, about 1000 of which are in ...
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Drupal 6 as a call logging system - question about node performance & scalability

We currently use Drupal as a Knowledge, communications and assessments system for our call centre agents and it is working great. However there has been a request that this to also handle our call ...
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How do I setup Drupal with EC2 scaling?

I want to scale my Drupal site and I was wondering how to approach it with Drupal and Amazon EC2. This is a bit related to How to use Drupal in the cloud with on demand instances. With Amazon, I can ...
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Distributing nodes across drupal sites

I'm investigating how to create a scalable drupal system where nodes can be shared across different sites. In order to support future growth, it is likely we will need to "plug in" more servers/sites ...
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How to use Drupal in the cloud with on demand instances

Services such as Rightscale do lots of things to help mange unpredictable traffic and bring more servers online when traffic spikes. Is it possible to use Drupal with services such as this? While ...
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Real world experience in scaling and tuning performance

The website I'm working is allegedly going to have a massive hit rate soon after launch. The client is talking about the possibility of around 2500 hits per second over a day or so. Ignoring the ...