LAMP Performance

The following scripts can help in determining good values for Apache and MySQL configurations based on the amount of memory available:

The following will giveĀ  a list of Apache Modules loaded:

apachectl -t -D DUMP_MODULES

The following will give the memory usage of Apache:

# Calculate the Apache memory usage
ps -ef | grep httpd | grep ^apache | awk ‘{ print $2 }’ |
xargs pmap -x | grep ‘total kB’ | awk ‘{ print $3 }’ |
awk ‘{ sum += $1 } END { print sum }’

The following will give


From my investigations it looks like my Apache processes had been using a lot of memory due to the mod-security rules I had obtained from ASL – now to customise them.


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