High real memory

August 18, 2013 3.8k views
I have a droplet with wordpress installed The droplet has a high real memory load 0.00 (1 min) 0.15 (5 mins) 0.22 (15 mins) CPU usage 0% user, 0% kernel, 0% IO, 100% idle Real memory 805.31 MB used, 995.43 MB total I just rebooted a few hours earlier. real memory was 123 mb afrer that. Any ideas what is causing this?Or what log to check? thanks for any help.
5 Answers
in one hour from 123 to almost 850 mb :(
What web server are you using? If you're using Apache, you should consider switching to Nginx: How to Install Wordpress, Nginx, PHP, and Varnish on Ubuntu 12.04.

Also, you should consider deploying database caching – in case you haven't, yet. See How to Install and Use Memcache on Ubuntu 12.04.
by Etel Sverdlov
Varnish is an HTTP accelerator and a useful tool for speeding up a server, especially during a times when there is high traffic to a site. It works by redirecting visitors to static pages whenever possible and only drawing on the server itself if there is a need for an active process. This tutorial covers installing wordpress on a LEMP stack (with nginx instead of apache), and then installing varnish.
Thank you.
I just begun with the droplet and has no traffic.I have memcache installed ,but still high.Php modules can cvause this maybe?
Apache consumes a lot of resources to process PHP.
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