Linux Configuration

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Vishnu L.Ryan S.Amal A.MESBAH U. have already sent a proposal.
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Experience Level: Expert
General information for the business: News Portal - Website
Kind of development: Customization of existing program
Description of requirements/functionality: We are looking for an advanced Linux user whom can solve our server/website problem.

Current Server: Linux, php-fpm and MySQL.

The problem is that MySQL CPU process goes high at any giving moment (up to 700%) and when that happens the website is down with the mess age "500 Internal Error".

We have done many optimization such as:

1. Installing a cache plugin in Wordpress
2. Security Module
3. MySQL optimization and cleaning the database
4. We have asked our IT to setup a firewall and block all bad traffic (according to our IT, this is has been completed)

The issue has started six months ago, however; recently the problem is appearing daily and few times a day.

General Notes:

1. All error log files are available in the server
2. FTP and Shell access will be provided
3. Access to the back office will be provided
OS requirements: Linux
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  • Robert P.

    Hi Amer,

    Unfortunately there isn't really sufficient data in the job description to provide a fixed price quote to fix the issue, however I would be interested in performing some log collection etc... prior to providing a proposal so I can accurately estimate the price to fix. Would you be open to a brief 20 minute Skype call to collect these logs so I can submit a proposal? Or would you be open to a per hour proposal rather than a fixed price proposal?

    Best Regards,


  • Juan P.

    Hello Amer,

    Nice to meet you, my name is Juan and I'm an experienced Linux System administrator. Before providing a quote I was wondering if you could provide the following details:

    - Do you have any monitoring system in place collecting system utilization metrics?
    - Is the system going down on heavy load times or just randomly?
    - Is there any deadline for this project?

    You mentioned the problem began a few months ago, so it might be strictly related to site growth and some resource exhaustion, however is hard to tell without metrics. I'm looking forward to your details.