Scaling WordPress: 5 Myths about Backups

Everyone agrees that backups are essential. Not only for websites but also for desktops, laptops, phones, and even git repositories. Yet, when it comes to protecting mission-critical WordPress sites, the backup solutions in place are often inadequate. More often than...

Scaling WordPress: Capacity Planning

One of the crucial steps in hosting WordPress on scalable infrastructure is picking the right type of VMs. Cloud providers don’t make this task easy. Take AWS, for example. AWS EC2 has 277 different instance types. Azure and Google Cloud are not far behind...

Scaling WordPress: Up vs Out

As your WordPress site starts to grow, there comes the point where current server resources are no longer sufficient. WordPress starts to slow down, there are occasional timeouts, and your marketing team has to limit their campaigns to avoid taking the site offline....