Load Testing my site

Posted by on Jul 21, 2013 in Varnish, Wordpress | 2 Comments

Well I thought I would see how Varnish held up under some load.  I signed up to Blitz which is a load testing and performance tool which allows you to simulate some load on your server.  You get some credits so that you can try it out for free as well.  I thought I would […]

WordPress and Varnish

Posted by on Jul 14, 2013 in Varnish, Wordpress | 4 Comments

After a couple of outages I decided to move my website to a new host.  I found Digital Ocean which offers VPS servers for a very reasonable price.  This would now allow me to totally manage everything about my hosting including adding Varnish which is a web application accelerator.  One of the things with Varnish is that […]