Posts Tagged ‘ load ’

Preventing a server melt-down and saving resources: Block all Shit bot

Oct 11th, 2012 | By

Alright, I woke up today to a load average of 75.. Seventy-fucking-FIVE.  I didn’t even know that shit was possible and I’m pretty sure the guys at the DC were probably roasting marshmellows over my glowing box.  I couldn’t believe it so into my server I went, waiting 5 minuets for every command I typed
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Filezilla won’t load / stalls indefinitely for you in Debian?

May 1st, 2012 | By

Jesus, today isn’t my day for FTP.. Fireftp freeze iceweasel, filezilla won’t load, internet god are trying to tell me something.. Well I’d rather spit in their face than listen to them cause dammit I need to upload shit. I Ran into this problem today, don’t know when this started or why but annoying as
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Want to reduce WordPress’ load on your server? Here’s how…

Mar 4th, 2012 | By

Alright, I’ve gone over wp-super-cache, i’ve gone over all sorts of things but today I learned a shocking little secret about wordpress.   Every single time a user hits your blog wordpress runs wp-cron.php, brilliant isn’t it?  Why the hell would wordpress run a file like WP-CRON for every visitor?  Shouldn’t the name of the
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How to have wordpress load plugins in a specific order

Apr 19th, 2011 | By

Or more specifically in this example how to get wordpress to load a specific  plugin before all others.  By default wordpress will load your plugins in alphabetical order as for the most part 99.99% of people could care less and are unaffected by plugin execution order.  However for that .01% of us(don’t you feel special
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