WordPress Scalability – Wordcamp Toronto 2009

Thanks to everyone who attended my talk this morning at Wordcamp Toronto! Here are the slides, although they are light on textual content. I’ve added some scalability resources and links for more information below.

Not many sites need an infrastructure like this, but it’s important to have a roadmap in mind and stay one step ahead of your growth.

Caching:
WP Super Cache
WP Cache
Batcache with memcached

WordPress Codex Resources:
WordPress Optimization
High traffic tips for WordPress

Web Server Software with load balancing:
nginx
Pound

Splitting DB Reads and Writes in WordPress:
hyperdb

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