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How to implement a 'fail whale' to graciously limit server load (Solutions for system capacity governing)

With our website, we want to make it so that if the site is about to go down, it instead displays a custom 503 (based on a server load limit set by us). Is there something that can handle this that is ...
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High CPU & Memory Spikes?

I randomly get high spikes in CPU and Memory. I have deactivated nearly all plugins trying to find the culprit. I have been turning on a few at a time then waiting 30 minutes to see how if the server ...
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problem with wp theme uploading to server..?

Please help me out.. I had uploaded new theme(child theme) in clients server.Theme folder has twenty ten and child theme now.But when i activated the theme in admin side ,the twenty ten shows the ...
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Load testing for WordPress functionality

Does anyone know of (or have) any scripts / processes they use for testing performance under load - especially of WordPress specific behaviours, like posting many comments nearly simultaneously, while ...
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What is the expected limit for acceptable performance of WordPress without any adjustments?

In your experience, when is the time one needs to start thinking about scaling up? What is the expected performance of a common WordPress installation on a standard Apache web server, without any ...
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Profiling a WordPress Website for Deployment on Shared Hosting?

I am having a problem with CPU usage on my website, and am looking for a way to detect (and fix) what is causing it. A topic not covered in this question. Following on Hakre answer here, I now ...
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Restricting a Plugin to Only Load its CSS and JS on Selected Pages?

I'd like to cause a plugin to restrict its loading of CSS stylesheets and JavaScript JS files to only those pages for which they are needed. An example for my question is the plugin Contact Form 7 ...
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Is there a way to measure server resource (CPU) usage by WP plugins?

I have a website who is having a high CPU usage. The only way I know of it, is the information I get from the support people of the hosting company. Is there any other way for me to become informed ...