I hope everyone had a great February! We didn’t too much feature development this month, but there was a lot of bug fixing and performance improvements, so let’s dive in! Feature, Bugs, and Performance Node.js – Kernl is now on Node.js 12.16.1. This release was all about security fixes. Load Testing Machine Provisioning – We… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – February 2020
Choosing between Memcached or Redis for your WordPress cache is a tough decision. Not because they have vastly different performance profiles (they don’t), but because either choice is a good one depending on your needs. In this post we’re going to explore the differences between Redis and Memcached, how they perform for WordPress, and a… Continue reading Should I use Memcached or Redis for WordPress caching?
Load testing is fun. Breaking things is fun. Breaking WordPress with load testing is even more fun. But in the era of highly scaleable WordPress hosting solutions, can we even break WordPress anymore? Oh yes, yes we can. The Crucible Challenge can. Crucible Challenge The Crucible WordPress Performance challenge is a deceptively simple test inspired… Continue reading The Crucible – Extreme WordPress Performance Challenge