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I have an Ubuntu-server 12.04LT-64x installed on VMware Player (I found VMWare works better than Virtualbox after few installations over vb).

My host computer is an Intel i3 with 6GB-RAM and windows-8 Pro 64x installed. To the guest I gave 3.5GB-RAM and 2Processors (connected to web via a bridge).

Right now php is really slow. I think I configured php pretty well:

  1. time limitation 60s
  2. 512mb Ram
  3. APC installed

But everything is slow. I found out that when using composer (php cli script) things are going really slow, so right now I suspect that this is the cause for it.

P.S I notice that when I doing ping its never stops.. so.. mybe it have any relation..

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try to wget a big file from somewhere and you'll see the download statistics (speed, size, progress). Most likely it's the slow network, rather then the slow php. Plus you can run a script that does no networking prefixed with the time command and see how long does it take pure php to run. – Alex Jan 19 '13 at 8:00
An endless ping is normal on Linux machines if you don't set a specific ping count with the -c option. So this is unrelated. – Oldskool Jan 19 '13 at 12:38
Voting to close. Missing the "professional capacity" - looks like "I have a system at home" (indication for example vmware player vs. virtualbox instead of a real hypervisor like vmware esx or hyper-v or xen). Should be on superuser. – TomTom Jan 19 '13 at 13:46
@Alex Thanks! I remove the virtual connection device and add new one.. and it seems the the CONNECTION PROBLEM(only) solved! BUT, the php/apache/mysql still slow.. and the Drupal hardly loaded.. – Almog Baku Jan 19 '13 at 15:39
@TomTom, Its about UBUNTU SERVER and about LAMP configurations stuff. it doesn't metter if the deploy machine is sitting at farm or at my home. – Almog Baku Jan 19 '13 at 15:42

Virtual machines can be slow, there lies your problem; try reconfiguring or get another virtual machine, or consider running it natively instead to avoid any overhead you don't need...

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