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We benchmarked Amazon’s new Aurora database for use with WordPress. Results within.

pagely.com | 11 days ago | 6 min read

Performance is a perennial issue in WordPress, and database calls are a major limitation for speed. Static site generators and caching are not appropriate for all sites, so a faster database is definitely worth considering. (Note: Pagely is a sponsor of the East Bay WordPress Meetup, which I organize, but they did not ask me to post this.)

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