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How much CPU and RAM needed ?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by happylama, May 18, 2020.

  1. happylama

    happylama Regular Member

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    Hi,
    So, as the title says , how much does a website with around 500k-1m pageviews a day requires of RAM and CPU to handle all the traffic ?
     
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    For fast work, you need a dedicated server.

    I would recommend
    CPU: 2xX5670 2.93 GHz (12 cores and 24 threads).
    RAM: 32 GB ECC

    But you also need to make the necessary settings to optimize the server.
     
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    I was going to say two Xeon cpus and 64 gigs of ram, but I as said above, 32 gigs will probably be enough.
     
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  4. Rawr420

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    Like @MrDarkFlame said. It will need to be optimized from web server, php and much more. Don't forget that to handle with such of traffic maybe, you will need to use a CDN or load balacing if you want to run it smoothly.
    Optimization will be needed, also never forget to hardening the server in terms of security, because you don't only will have such traffic, but people and bad bots trying to do brute force, scanning ports and many other things.

    Hardening the server also another thing, you should look for.
    There are a plenty of Hosting Providers HERE in marketplace can help you. One is the guy that has been replied to you in this post.

    PM him if you need help or visit marketplace.
     
  5. happylama

    happylama Regular Member

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    Yes,I already checked @MrDarkFlame website and got interested, ill have to read more about servers to understand the security protocols.
     
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    It's hard to say it completely depends on what you are running. Just try to cache as much of it as possible.
     
  7. Rawr420

    Rawr420 Registered Member

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    If you don't understand, try Managed Dedicated Servers, they will manage your server for you, install and optimize from server side.

    Ask them, how much it costs to fully manage server. And you will be fine.
     
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    A good 12 to 16 cores server with at least 16GB of ram will do the job, but i would recommend to use Nginx with php-fpm or litespeed, mariadb for mysql and some more little tweaks to get the maximum out of it
     
  9. writehow

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    I would say... tell us what are this content based on ?
    Is a platform?
    If yes, what type of platform.

    You can server 1mil pageviews with less than 2GB RAM and 1 x 3.5GHz+ CPU.... for text based html website..