There are problems that come with scaling WordPress. When you have a large, or complex, WordPress site, keeping the site performing well requires using some new tactics. Some of the tactics are based on leveraging new technologies, such as Docker, while others are business decisions often based on an objective risk assessment.
We will discuss, and present examples, of patterns used for running large WordPress sites. We will cover WordPress deployment, scaling methodologies, caching and will briefly touch on load balancing.
We will also discuss steps you can take to prepare for future scaling.----