For the past few months we have been analyzing certain issues in relation to the increased CPU usage that causes troubles for our customers. Although these occurrences are not so many, we have been looking for a solution to reduce the number of such problems. After in-depth analysis we came to the conclusion that most issues occur since CPU time is counted on a daily basis as it usually happens with most of the hosting companies.
We all know how useful statistics might be. It gives quick overview to aggregated information and provides quality data analysis to help us make better, more informed decisions. However, in some cases statistics collection and processing requires more server resources than the initially intended.
Today we would like to share with you our recent experience. This is a real story about two stat modules which were added to the hosting service, but doubled the server resource usage.
The series of recommendations from the tech team at SuperHosting.BG hosting company continues with the promising topic of CPU time (CPU usage). What is CPU time? How is it calculated and what is included in the statistics? What are the main reasons for CPU usage increase? and – How to optimize your applications? Those are some of the most interesting questions you are asking us about in the topic of CPU resources. And now is the time and place to reveal 'the secrets'!