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Piwik Web Analytics Essentials by Stephan A. Miller

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Using Piwik for high traffic websites

It is every webmaster's dream to have a website that receives a million page views a month. But, if you do have a site that has this much traffic, can Piwik keep up? Or, what if you have to provide analytics data to thousands of clients? Or, if you own a multitude of sites that you would like to track with one Piwik installation. Will Piwik stand up to a beating like this? The answer is "Yes"—if you set up your installation correctly.

Using Piwik out of the box will be fine when you are tracking several hundred visits a day, but when that traffic moves up into the thousands, you are going to have to tweak a few things to help Piwik handle the stress. But that is the case with any software. It is just not going ...

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