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    Hi all,

    I am just wondering about the interaction between RAM and CPU - suppose that 1) the daily views of a particular page increases from 100 to 1000 or 2) the daily downloads / streams of a particular MP3 file increases from 100 to 1000 - in each case does that consume more RAM or more CPU or both?


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    CPU will give you faster response while RAM will help you in caching. Overall though, most VPS's bottleneck with memory, so the more memory the better.
    You can always upgrade at a later date. Worst case, get the minimum for what you think you need and you can upgrade if you need to.