[OSM-dev] new mediawiki performance

Brett Henderson brett at bretth.com
Fri Apr 13 02:39:18 BST 2007

I use eAccelerator, simply because it was the accelerator provided by 

It was as simple as installing the package (ie. no configuration 
required) and provided significant speedups running gallery2 on an old 
Pentium II at home.  I haven't checked to see how much RAM it uses but 
RAM usage is configurable.

Just another option ...

Nick Hill wrote:
> On discussing performance issues of mediawiki on MW irc lists, I understand a 
> very worthwhile performance boost can be attained by using an opcode caching system.
> I have installed APC http://uk.php.net/apc which stores the translated opcodes 
> of PHP pages in memory. This is supposed to give a 5x improvement in throughput

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