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PHP 5 Social Networking by Michael Peacock

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Scaling

With our code optimized, and our server's resources being utilized as best as they can, we now need to look into how we can scale our systems to easily provision more resources as and when we need them. Options available include:

  • VPS Cloud Hosting, which generally involves either:
    • Adding more resources to a virtualized server, or
    • Paying for only the resources we use
  • Adding additional servers for certain functions

VPS Cloud Hosting

Cloud hosting is generally a form of VPS (Virtual Private Server) hosting, where one or more physical machines have one or more virtual servers running on top of them. In most cases, a high specification server has a number of virtualized servers running on top of it, each with dedicated and guaranteed resources available, ...

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