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  • Hi,

    I installed wordpress multisite on linux server I created 3000 sub blogs and looking to grow over time. I have few plugins including wp super cache. wp minify and few others. The blogs are fine from public side but in the dashboard its too slow to navigate around. I also installed Hyper-db and inserted database details. i also increased the memory but its still too slow. can some body help me please, what am doing wrong? Thanks

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  • Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    Lead Plugin Wrangler

    How much memory do you have?

    My server has

    Guaranteed RAM 2048 MB

    Dynamic RAM 8192 MB

    Hard-disk space 80 GB


    I am using plugin to increase memory it seems to increases memomy per blog because each blog shows different. should i increase for all blogs and how much. I tried to increase different sizes but its still slow.

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    Lead Plugin Wrangler

    You have enough memory (I don’t even have a gig and it’s fine). Do you know how much memory is allocated to PHP? It should be at least 40?

    I allocated 1024m limit for php
    and disables all the plugin and still slow.

    the following are the info contained in phpinfo.php page

    memory_limit 1024M (local value column)

    128M (master value column)

    also I installed memory viewer plugin and its showing 1024m memory limit in wordpres dashboard.

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    Lead Plugin Wrangler

    Okay does that plugin tell you how much memory your admin dash is using?

    Mem: WP 64M Usage 20% 104.76M Limit 512M *

    Server: OS Linux Software Apache Version 64Bit
    Name Address ipaddress…. Port 80
    Type Linux ……… #1 SMP Wed Mar 7 15:20:22 MSK 2012 x86_64
    System: PHP 5.3.3 Active Plugins 0 Zend 2.3.0
    Database: SQL 5.0.95 Build 5.0.95 Charset utf8
    Name wordpress_database Host localhost
    WordPress: VER 3.4.2 Language en_US Locale
    Max: Post 8M Upload 10M Input 60s Exec 60s
    Debug: State 0 Display 1 Log 0 Script 0 Deprecated 8192

    SQL Uptime: 0 days, 0 hours, 1 minutes, 6 seconds

    Default Theme twentyeleven (since wp-3.0)
    Allow DB Repair 0 (since wp-2.9)
    Auto-Save 0 Interval 60 seconds (since wp-2.5)
    WP (Hyper – Super – W3 Total) Cache 0 (since wp-2.6)
    Magpie RSS Cache 0 Age 0 seconds (since wp-1.5)
    Post Revisions 0 (since wp-2.6)
    Trash 0 Empty 0 days (since wp-2.9)

    Network WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE (since wp-3.0) Multi-site 1 (since wp-3.0.1)
    Sunrise SUNRISE

    Legend 0=disabled 1=enabled * PHP or WP

    and wp overview plugin is giving this detail:

    I changed the memory limit from 1024m to 512m

    PHP Version : 5.3.3 / 64Bit OS
    Memory limit : 512 MByte
    Memory usage : 104.76 MByte

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    Lead Plugin Wrangler

    Honestly I don’t know. I’d think it would have to do with your server, but I could be wrong.

    Maybe your database isn’t upgraded. Try http://site.url/wp-admin/upgrade.php.

    database is up to date I already upgraded

    Sometimes i’ve been having trouble with the sub blogs dbs not being upgraded. Just to be sure, try /wp-admin/upgrade.php on one of your sub blogs.

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    Lead Plugin Wrangler

    Actually just hitting /wp-admin on the sub-blog will do that.

    I updated the database I tried both techniques with url and from the dashboard update tool it says database is upto date… recently server was optimized and configured and dashboard went a bit faster and better than before but its still headech when navigating around… what else can it be? I really appriciate it Thanks.

    I just got the server recently and the multisite was the first thing i installed

    Can you suggest me any tips for the server Thanks

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