Site performance and moving to the Cloud….

Site performance and moving to the Cloud.... 1

This is a topic that I revisit quite often, sometimes out of boredom and sometimes just out of a need to well revisit things. Over the years I have worked as a system admin for a few hosting companies and have noticed that not all sites fit well on a shared platform, or if they fit just don’t work as well as they could.  My goal has always been to try to get a premium setup without paying an arm and a leg for it.

Below I am going to cover a few things that I have researched(Don’t expect any hard numbers you will simply have to take my word on this or search Google for articles showing full comparisons/numbers), tested and implemented for

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Reset Openfire Admin account

If you ever forget your OpenFire admin password you can simply go into the SQL Database and run the following command. Of course you want to change out “123456” to a password that you want

update ofUser set plainPassword=’123456′, encryptedPassword=NULL where username=’admin’;

Cut back WordPress CPU Load on your server

Dealing with WordPress on almost a daily basis there seems to be a lot of issues revolving around the CPU load caused by WordPress. Working on the system administration side of things as well as having a love for WordPress I decided to post up some things that I have seen help with lowering the load of a WordPress install. I know there are a dozen or more of these exact articles out there already, but I figured I might as well post this in hopes that I can help where others have not been able to.

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