I run a site with a gallery over Dreamhost. I picked out the service because the space and bandwidth requirements are very generous and more than meet my needs. However, I got an alert about using too much CPU time, and definitely want to get that throttled down before I become persona non grata. So, I figured I’d ask for suggestions from people that may have dealt with this before.
I’m entirely certain that the usage is from the Gallery 2 installation; I get approximately 6800 pages served a day, mostly from that. Last night, I cranked the guest user on Gallery down to partial acceleration, and if tonight’s log doesn’t show a large enough improvement, I can crank it down to full.
Beyond that, though, I’m pretty much at a loss. Are there any other tips and tweaks anybody can suggest to me to help throttle down how greedy Gallery is for CPU time? Is Gallery 1.5 more processor-friendly than 2? Any and all suggestions are welcome.