We lease a dedicated server with the following specs:
Dual Hyperthreaded Quad Core
We recently upgraded from a
Dual Core/2GB RAM due to server load issues. We are now unfortunately having the same issues.
Every hour on the hour, we receive around 25 or so
Time: Mon Oct 17 06:01:08 2011 -0700 Account: account Resource: Process Time Exceeded: 1177340 > 1800 (seconds) Executable: /usr/bin/php Command Line: /usr/bin/php /home/account/public_html/site/wp-comments-post.php PID: 26661 Killed: No
Every one of these refers to a Wordpress page, yet we have over 600 sites using wordpress hosted vs 10-20 other. At the same time, PHP is installed as CGI, which I've heard can be resource intensive.
What is causing this excessive usage? OR How can I pinpoint the issue in the logs?