Performance Testing

Moving from MS Azure hosted WordPress to WPEngine

In an earlier post I wrote about Azure WordPress performance compared to a Linux VPS hosted instance for WordPress, with the later completely trouncing the Azure hosted instance. While I really wanted the Azure environment to be a success, until the database performance increases we’ll be hosting our WordPress sites elsewhere. To start with let’s…

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Azure WordPress Performance vs Linux VPS

I’m sure there’s probably more to this, but here are some numbers on an Azure WordPress¬†installation compared to a Linux VPS. The Azure hosting details are: Instance: Large 4 Cores, 7 GB RAM, ClearDB 1GB MySQL Venus Plan, hosted US West Linux VPS, 4 Cores, 2GB RAM, 1 GB Swap, Local MySQL Install, hosted US…

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