[Koha] Koha Performance Issue

Jonathan Druart jonathan.druart at bugs.koha-community.org
Tue Oct 4 20:54:10 NZDT 2016

Hi Martin,

You can have a look at the server load to know if it's busy.
You will need to fix your network issues before inspecting any else I'd say.


2016-10-03 21:02 GMT+02:00 Martin House <martin.house at gmail.com>:
> Out of curiosity, does the amount of RAM make a significant difference?
> I've been trying to troubleshoot performance issues because of both network
> lag at our location. In trying to optimize the page-load speed during
> checkout, I've also upped the serve RAM to from 1gig to 4gigs. While that
> obviously doesn't address actual network lag (eg. bad pings or lost
> packets) it can at least help me verify if the issue is with my Koha server
> or with the building network. We are in a leased building, and have no
> control over the network infrastructure, so if I can rule out the server as
> a speed hindrance, then I can restart the conversation with IT.
> Thanks,
> Martin
> Martin House
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> "An unexamined life is not worth living."
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 2:50 PM, Chris Cormack <chrisc at catalyst.net.nz>
> wrote:
>> * rfblanchard (rfblanchard at hotmail.com) wrote:
>> > I'm building a new koha server to replace our old koha 3.0.0 with koha
>> > 16.5.4. The new server has better specs than the old one. Towards the
>> end of
>> > my work I started doing some basic testing of the screens compared to the
>> > old system. I noticed the new system is slower (much slower) than our old
>> > 3.0 koha. Basically any screen is 5x to 10x slower on the new version of
>> > koha. That includes anything from searching to loading the landing page
>> of
>> > the opac. I checked on some of the koha demo sites and also noticed they
>> are
>> > quite slow. Has koha just become bloated over time or have I
>> misconfigured
>> > something?
>> >
>> > I didn't build the original server, but I compared apache and mysql
>> settings
>> > and didn't notice anything that the new install was missing. I tried
>> using
>> > memcached but that did nothing useful as far as I noticed.
>> >
>> > Does anyone have any insite into speeding up koha performance? caching?
>> etc?
>> >
>> Koha now uses a database independent layer an ORM (Object relationship
>> model).
>> This allows (in theory) Koha to be run on different database engines, it
>> also allows
>> for more Object Oriented code, which a lot of people like.
>> It does have the downside of being quite a bit slower than straight SQL
>> though, this
>> accounts for most of the slow down you are noticing.
>> Did you install Koha via packages? If so, you will want to switch plack on
>> sudo koha-plack --enable <instancename>
>> sudo koha-plack --start <instancename>
>> Then restart apache. You will want to set up memcache as well. To enable
>> caching
>> to occur. This should speed things up considerably.
>> Chris
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