Lightweight Photo Gallery

I'm looking for another photo gallery to use on my website.  I have 3 gigs of ram on the server but the current photo gallery I'm using, nextgen gallery is eating up all my memory and crashing the server when I have a lot of traffic viewing the galleries.  Google also doesn't index that gallery well at all.  So I'm looking for a more lightweight less of a memory hog photo gallery that supports automatic thumbnail generation, commenting and tagging.
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Nathan RileyFounder/CTOAsked:
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jonahzonaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
This is tough, because there are a TON of galleries, but not all have commenting and tagging.

Here is one I found that runs off PHP.
Ray PaseurConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I have used JAlbum to make galleries on my PC, then uploaded them to my server.  You can see an example of one here:

If you want to learn more,
see if this will do the trick for you:
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Hi Gallitin,

Does it have to be in the form of a WordPress plugin or would any gallery do?
Nathan RileyFounder/CTOAuthor Commented:
I will check what you have posted so far thanks.

@jason1178: no it doesn't actually would prefer it to not be a wordpress plugin.
Jason C. LevineConnect With a Mentor No oneCommented:
Cool beans.

In that case, I recommend Coppermine:
gwkgConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I just checked out this one and it's pretty good...

but I guess its more of a slide show, really.

Gallery 3 is probably the best open source gallery out there... dimaj posted the link.
Here's also a wiki page that contains a comparison between different gallery projects:
Nathan RileyFounder/CTOAuthor Commented:
@dimaj: This looks like an entire another database.  Is that right?  Do the scripts use a lot of memory?
dimajConnect With a Mentor Commented:
yes, it's a script that uses a database.
Let's just say that I'm running about 5 web sites (including wordpress and gallery) on a virtual machine with 512 MB or 1 GB of RAM without many issues.

How can I test how much memory does a script use on linux?
I'll gladly report the numbers to you.
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