Monthly Archives: November 2014


With revived interest in using my Amazon AWS account again, I’ve  started to setup this WordPress blog for using Amazon AWS Cloudfront CDN for serving static files for better pages speed for all geographic visitor locations. The Amazon Cloudfront CDN is using a custom subdomain, wp7cdn.centminmod.com setup using a hosted zone subdomain only on Amazon Route53 DNS services. The subdomain hosted […]

WordPress CDN hosting to improve Page Speed (Amazon AWS Cloudfront)



Prior WordPress Super Cache plugin benchmarks were using Blitz.io for load testing. This time for WordPress Super Cache benchmarks using Apachebench tool (available via the httpd-tools YUM package) launched from remote Las Vegas based server running CentOS 6.5 to test this blog’s index page served from a 2GB KVM based DigitalOcean KBM VPS + CentOS 7.0 using Centmin Mod LEMP web stack and PHP […]

WordPress Super Cache Benchmarks (Apachebench) Round 1



Third group of WordPress Super Cache benchmarks this time with some NewRelic server stats added. Blitz.io load tested this WordPress blog’s index page with 8000 users over 60 seconds with California region. This time no TCP errors as I did a few optimisation tweaks including lowering the memory allocation to MariaDB MySQL to free up more memory for Nginx and PHP-FPM (below memory […]

WordPress Super Cache Benchmarks (Blitz.io load test) 237 million hits/day



This WordPress blog was created using Centmin Mod’s WordPress auto installer script (wpcli_wordpress.sh) which utilises WP-CLI command line tool to automate the installation of WordPress core script along with WordPress Super Cache and a bundle of other essential WordPress Plugins for security, performance and better usability. The blog is using PHP 7.0.0-dev for testing as well given that PHP 7 performance has pretty much caught […]

WordPress Nginx Auto Installer Script