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Offline Jan

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Is there a way to determine...
« on: February 21, 2005, 11:39:39 AM »
Hi. I'm just wondering if there's a way to determine roughly how many member can be online simultaneously in the forum by looking at the server's spec.  :-\ I'm also trying to find a way to limit the number of member coz right now my forum had already consume all the RAM and CPU, and it is obviously slower than usual.

Thanks  :)

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Re: Is there a way to determine...
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2005, 03:32:31 PM »
This server is a 1700 Celeron with 512 megs of ram.  It has handled, without even flinching, 300+ members online.  There are currently over 200 members online.

It is, of course, dedicated mind you - this server runs both and this site, and that's it.

What are your specs?  How many members and posts?  Do you have Turck MMCache or any other accelerator installed (you should)?  What versions of PHP and MySQL?  Is MySQL using query caching?  Is it properly set up for your server's ram?

And, do note that it is *NORMAL* for Linux machines to eat 99% ram... they are designed to utilize the full system resources.