In our first installation in this blog, we went through a basic XCache installation with CentOS, Apache and PHP 5. Now, we’re going to look into how to make it work for your personal installation.
Much like every other tutorial out there, if you explicitly follow the instructions you find on the internet, you’re usually going to run into problems. One of the biggest problems I see in systems configurations, is getting someone that “tunes” the machine by copying and pasting configs straight from a forum or blog. Sure, it works, but that doesn’t mean it works *good*. It could also cause many more problems that it solves.
The best way to tune a machine will always be understanding what you’re doing. And that’s what we’re going to try to do here today with XCache.