Running a web server on 256 RAM

Knapp magick.crow at
Mon Mar 16 11:10:25 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 10:39 AM, Michael Ulm
<michael.ulm at> wrote:
> James Matthews wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am wondering if I am able to run a webserver (Apache,MySql) for my
>> wordpress blog and django site on 256 megs ram. Yes I know everything is
>> possible however I wish to upgrade from shared hosting to a VPS
>> (Slicehost or Linode I didn't decide yet....) and I am wondering if it
>> will work out.
> Definitely yes. You will have to disable everything you don't need (like X),
> but this is a good idea for a server anyway. You might even get away with
> 128 megs, but that's pushing it.
> HTH,
> Michael

There are other servers also that are smaller.

Douglas E Knapp

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