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A simplified Nginx-Apache combo with WordPress support

on June 28, 2010 in Linux with 14 comments by

Absolut NginxIt looks like I have neglected to write a new article in quite a while! Shame on me. But, thanks to a website outage, I’ve finally got some more good stuff to share with you.

My previous Nginx configuration became a nightmare to maintain and WordPress had become slower because Apache’s children were being killed by OOM. This was due to a  misguided PHP cache (PHP XCache to be precise) that decided to take every available bit of memory from my system, despite having max-requests per child set low (before it was purged).

This, along with my endeavors in seeking the fastest solution to everything and the introduction of a new Cloud servers by OVH, lead me to today’s article. read more →