I’m planning a roll out of a potentially high traffic web application based on WordPressMU next week. Scaling an application requires patience and good humor.
High traffic web applications require two fundamental isues be resolved before exceding anyone’s expectations. The code needs to be optimized for peak performance and web hosting throughput needs design analysis and buildout.
Shared hosting, try upgrading to Virtual Dedicated Hosting.
Virtual Dedicated Hosting, try upgrading to Dedicated Hosting.
Dedicated Hosting, try upgrading to a higher-powered dedicated server.
High-Powered Dedicated Hosting, it is time to talk with your host about multiple Load Balanced Servers.