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Hi Gurus

I am building my first ever PHP site.  Should I worry about speed?

These are the parameters of my site

- MySQL database with about 500 records (about 50 fields each) and a couple
of small related tables
- about two or three visitors at the same time
- hosted on fast and large server in the US

Let me know what else I should consider and how/if I should tweak for speed.


- Nicolaas

Re: speed

WindAndWaves wrote:
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For something like that speed won't be that big of a concern, anything
you do will probably be fast enough.  Obviosuly it never hurts to
consider speed and always try and make things as fast as you can, but if
you find yourself trying to do something that will be fast and cannot
manage to get it working, don't hesitate to consider doing it a slower,
yet easier way.  It would probably take some extreamly bad code to make
the site slow enough to notice any problems with a setup like that.

Re: speed

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Ok, thank you.

The reason I asked was that the site I am working with searches text fields
rather than ID numbers, but I guess it is nothing really to worry about.

Re: speed

"Erwin Moller"
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Yep, I think you are right... I am just a bit anorexic when it comes to code
and the like - so I started to worry about it, now I am just trying to write
simple codes - the less lines the better....keeping it simple.

Thank you for your info

- Nicolaas

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