Welcome to: A DrupalCape Presentation by: Roger Saner How to build a fast drupal platform using Mercury 30/Mar/2011 Presen...
How the internet works 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
How the internet works 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Static page 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Dynamic page 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Dynamic page with database 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Dynamic page with database 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Caching <ul><li>Hits and Misses </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
APC 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Memcache 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Varnish - 63.7% hit rate 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
drupal.org/project/graphstat 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
drupal.org/project/graphstat 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Project Mercury <ul><li>http://groups.drupal.org/mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial service:  http://getpantheon.com / <...
30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
pressflow.org 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Mercury installation <ul><li>Use linode.com or a Virtual Machine </li></ul><ul><li>apt-get install git-core </li></ul><ul>...
bcfg2 <ul><li>bcfg2 -vqed </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Hudson <ul><li>ssh -f  [email_address]  -L 8999:localhost:8090 -N </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
server_tuneables <ul><li>Tuning all </li></ul><ul><li>moving parts </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
Caveats to using Mercury <ul><li>Doesn’t work on shared hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of moving parts </li></ul><ul><li>A...
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  1. 1. Welcome to: A DrupalCape Presentation by: Roger Saner How to build a fast drupal platform using Mercury 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  2. 2. How the internet works 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  3. 3. How the internet works 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  4. 4. Static page 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  5. 5. Dynamic page 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  6. 6. Dynamic page with database 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  7. 7. Dynamic page with database 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  8. 8. Caching <ul><li>Hits and Misses </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  9. 9. APC 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  10. 10. Memcache 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  11. 11. Varnish - 63.7% hit rate 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  12. 12. drupal.org/project/graphstat 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  13. 13. drupal.org/project/graphstat 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  14. 14. Project Mercury <ul><li>http://groups.drupal.org/mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial service: http://getpantheon.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Free for developers! </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Pantheon is perfect for site builders who are sick and tired of tinkering with configuration files and would prefer to get on with development instead.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-- Victor Kane </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  15. 15. 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  16. 16. pressflow.org 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  17. 17. Mercury installation <ul><li>Use linode.com or a Virtual Machine </li></ul><ul><li>apt-get install git-core </li></ul><ul><li>git clone git://github.com/pantheon-systems/mercury.git -b master /opt/pantheon </li></ul><ul><li>cd /opt/pantheon </li></ul><ul><li>python setup.py </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  18. 18. bcfg2 <ul><li>bcfg2 -vqed </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  19. 19. Hudson <ul><li>ssh -f [email_address] -L 8999:localhost:8090 -N </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  20. 20. server_tuneables <ul><li>Tuning all </li></ul><ul><li>moving parts </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  21. 21. Caveats to using Mercury <ul><li>Doesn’t work on shared hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of moving parts </li></ul><ul><li>Assumes you take care of server security & email </li></ul><ul><li>No pre-compiled GD with PHP </li></ul><ul><li>Not for hosting lots of sites at once - just one or two </li></ul><ul><li>Hard to upgrade </li></ul><ul><li>Still in beta </li></ul>30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner
  22. 22. groups.drupal.org/mercury 30/Mar/2011 Presenter: Roger Saner

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