Douglas Muth on 15 May 2012 07:47:17 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] VPS Recommendation

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 1:13 PM, Morgan Jones <> wrote:
> I am not a database expert by any stretch but isn't there an optimization option that could make better use of system memory rather than depend on fast back-end storage?
> In particular depending on how the data is accessed could you cache, say, in 2-3gb of RAM and those use a 4gb VPS or similar?  That may still not be reasonably priced with Linode but at least it's a less specialized hosting service and you could shop it around a little more.

I agree.  If you limit yourself to SSD in the VPS space, you're going
to miss out on a lot of options.

Depending on what data you have and how you're searching for it,
instances of memcache spread across multiple machines is one option.
Using Elastic Search in a cluster is another.

-- Doug
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