Linked Content: This session will provide an overview of common architectures and technologies used in the industry to host performing Drupal sites and more importantly, why they are used.
- Single server and multi-tiered architecture
- Server roles in a multi-tiered architecture and their resource requirements
- Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite
- Webservers: Apache, Nginx
- PHP: FPM, CGI, LibModPHP
- Cache Proxies: Varnish, Nginx, Squid, Akamai, Fastly
- Cache Stores: Memcache, Redis