Take the following situation.
I have a computer with these specs
- Intel quad core (released before the i7s back in 2005),
- 4 gigs of RAM (DDR2 memory),
- 500 GB hard drive,
- Asus motherboard.
I have a cable modem (Comcast to be exact), and a Belkin router.
I have Ubuntu server (the latest version) installed on the said computer with Apache2, MySQL, and PHP5 and using the Shorewall firewall.
Given these credentials, what will be the performance of my site on the web for all to browser, how will each of the above elements impact the performance of my web server and what changes should I consider foremost with the above setup? (I'm sure the hardware of the computer and modem will play a larger part than the OS and software, but I'd like to be sure.)