Optimizing server config to utilize fewer resources

LukeFive Dev

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Our VPS is about a year old, recently generating 500 errors on hosted sites and inside the WHM UI. We moved the issue from this forum to a ticket. From that, we realized the server had no swap, because it uses a Virtuozzo container. The cPanel tech concluded "... look into optimizing your server's configuration to utilize fewer resources."

The long-range goal is move all sites to a host with quality VPS. But right now, I'm looking for online info on best practices optimizing configuration to utilize fewer resources. We do this on sites, and need to quickly do it for this server. No budget for third-party services. Our specs ...

VPS 2GB
24 processors
Cache 15360 KB per processor
Linux 2.6/CentOS 6.10/Virtuozzo/cPanel/PHP 7
("All Needed RPMS are installed")
MEMORY:
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 2097152 2097152 0 267824 0 779980
-/+ buffers/cache: 1317172 779980
Swap: 0 0 0
Total: 2097152 2097152 0
DISK:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/ploop54140p1 59G 27G 31G 47% /
none 1.0G 4.0K 1.0G 1% /dev
none 1.0G 0 1.0G 0% /dev/shm
Device Size Used Available Percent Used Mount Point
/dev/ploop54140p1 59G 27G 31G 47% /
 

LukeFive Dev

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Now, Plan C. Related topics seen at the bottom of this post have not been applicable. So are planning to find another hosting provider. Instead of "tweaking" to work around inherent memory problems in what we now have.
 

cPanelMichael

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Now, Plan C. Related topics seen at the bottom of this post have not been applicable. So are planning to find another hosting provider. Instead of "tweaking" to work around inherent memory problems in what we now have.
Hello @LukeFive Dev,

Thanks for the update. Let us know if we can be of any additional assistance.