Recommendation on server upgrade with this server stat loads - mem, iostats

melwong
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What do you recommend that i upgrade with such server stats. i'm running PHP app


WEB APACHE SERVER
                total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:       5242880    5197060      45820          0     107572    3335320
-/+ buffers/cache:    1754168    3488712
Swap:      2096440     272600    1823840

avg-cpu:  %user   %nice %system %iowait  %steal   %idle
                 4.83    0.08    3.31    2.56    0.05   89.17


MYSQL SERVER
                     total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:       6291456    6277392      14064          0      92184    5459540
-/+ buffers/cache:     725668    5565788
Swap:      2096440         64    2096376


avg-cpu:  %user   %nice %system %iowait  %steal   %idle
                     7.68    0.00    1.98    2.57    0.47   87.29
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Commented:
what does your php app does pleasp

I think you need more info

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normal php mysql driven database with news, text contents. No videos.

Commented:
so I dont think you need to upgrade php doesn't tax a server at all how big is the db I think that will be more important
Commented:
sorry, i think my server is slow because cpanel backup is running. It always run around this time on Tue. sorry, my bad

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yes backups always slow down a server especially backing up databases

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