Understanding the Building Blocks of Performance

October 27, 2015 7:30 am

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.
This includes:

  • 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


Acquia Inc.