Dual-core Xeon @ 2.33Ghz
However, even before performance tweaking I would have 3 out of 5 connection attempts timeout. After setting up the APC php accelerator, connection timeouts are down to 1 out of 5. But performance remains inconsistently abysmal. I have attached a shot from Firebug showing a course main page load (only one assignment, 2 users) taking 21 seconds, with some simple GIF requests failing.
My only tweaks outside of the norm are upping the settings for file transfers in php.ini to:
upload_max_filesize = 300 M
post_max_size = 300 M
memory_limit = 200 M
httpd.conf setting of note:
To test for yourself, my server info is:
Should I be considering a new host or is there something I have overlooked? Thanks in advance!