High Performance Drupal: Fast And Scalable Designs

byJeff Sheltren, Narayan Newton, Nathaniel Catchpole

Paperback | November 7, 2013

High Performance Drupal: Fast And Scalable Designs by Jeff Sheltren
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How can you help your Drupal website continue to perform at the highest level as it grows to meet demand? This comprehensive guide provides best practices, examples, and in-depth explanations for solving several performance and scalability issues. You’ll learn how to apply coding and infrastructure techniques to Drupal internals, application performance, databases, web servers, and performance analysis.

Covering Drupal versions 7 and 8, this book is the ideal reference for everything from site deployment to implementing specific technologies such as Varnish, memcache, or Solr. If you have a basic understanding of Drupal and the Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP (LAMP) stack, you’re ready to get started.

  • Establish a performance baseline and define goals for improvement
  • Optimize your website’s code and front-end performance
  • Get best and worst practices for customizing Drupal core functionality
  • Apply infrastructure design techniques to launch or expand a site
  • Use tools to configure, monitor, and optimize MySQL performance
  • Employ alternative storage and backend search options as your site grows
  • Tune your web servers through httpd and PHP configuration
  • Monitor services and perform load tests to catch problems before they become critical
Jeff has been involved with open source for over eleven years. He started using Linux professionally at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he was a Senior Systems Administrator and Programmer for the Computer Science department. He most recently worked at the Oregon State University Open Source Lab (OSL) as the Operat...
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Title:High Performance Drupal: Fast And Scalable DesignsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:264 pages, 9.19 X 7 X 1 inShipping dimensions:264 pages, 9.19 X 7 X 1 inPublished:November 7, 2013Publisher:O'Reilly MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:144939261X

ISBN - 13:9781449392611

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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