If you have an HTML site, most likely it uses a small amount of system resources simply because it's static, but this is not the case with dynamic database-driven sites that use PHP scripts and offer a lot more features. This kind of sites produce load on the web hosting server when someone browses them, since the server requires time to execute the script, to access the database and then to deliver the information requested by the visitor's Internet browser. A widely used discussion board, as an illustration, stores all usernames and posts in a database, so some load is created each time a thread is opened or an end user searches for a particular word. If many people connect to the forum all at once, or if each and every search involves checking thousands of database entries, this could generate high load and affect the efficiency of the Internet site. In this regard, CPU and MySQL load statistics can provide you with information about the site’s efficiency, as you can compare the numbers with your traffic statistics to determine if the site has to be optimized or migrated to a new kind of website hosting platform which will be able to bear the high system load in the event that the website is really popular.

MySQL & Load Stats in Cloud Web Hosting

Using the Hepsia CP, provided with all of our cloud web hosting offers, you will be able to see really comprehensive data about the resources your websites use. One of the sections shall give you details about the CPU load, such as how much processing time the hosting server spent, the amount of time it took for your scripts to be executed and what amount of memory they used. Stats are automatically provided every six hours and you could also see the different kinds of processes that produced the most load - PHP, Perl, etc. MySQL load data are listed within a separate section where you can see all the queries on a per hour, everyday, etcetera. basis. You can go back and compare statistics from different months to determine if some update has altered the resource usage if the number of visitors has not changed much. That way, you can see if your site needs to be optimized, that'll result in a better overall performance and an improved user experience.