What is KUSANAGI?
A virtual machine and its image developed and supported by Prime Strategy Group. that was built to execute WordPress at high speeds. KUSANAGI is an ultrafast WordPress execution environment. It processes commands in 3 milliseconds and can handle 1000 user requests per second without page *1 caching. You can use KUSANAGI with a “KUSANAGI fully managed service” (by Prime Strategy Group.)
KUSANAGI is available for free on most major public cloud services. As of August 2018, the current and planned releases of the public cloud version of KUSANAGI are as follows:
Public Cloud Services
KUSANAGI for Microsoft Azure KUSANAGI for GCP (Google Cloud Platform)
KUSANAGI for IBM Cloud KUSANAGI on Alibaba Cloud
KUSANAGI for AWS (Amazon Web Services)
KUSANAGI for ConoHa
KUSANAGI for Z.com
KUSANAGI for VMware KUSANAGI for Vagrant
KUSANAGI Runs on Docker
Please see here for the available cloud versions.
・WordPress latest version (KUSANAGI dedicated plug-ins included)
・PHP 7.0 (php-fpm, Cli)
・PHP 5.6 (php-fpm, Cli)
・MariaDB Galera Server 10.0
* PHP7 requires WordPress 4.4 or higher and compatible plugins
Performance trial results
In the performance trial results produced Prime Strategy Group, the following processing capability was achieved.
ab -n 10000 -c 300 https://en.kusanagi.tokyo/
Server Software: nginx Failed requests: 0
Server Hostname: kusanagi.tokyo Write errors: 0
Server Port: 80 Total transferred: 71680000 bytes
Document Path: / HTML transferred: 69520000 bytes
Document Length: 6952 bytes Requests per second: 1036.97 [#/sec] (mean)
Concurrency Level: 300 Time per request: 289.305 [ms] (mean)
Complete requests: 10000 Time taken for tests: 9.643 seconds
Transfer rate: 7258.78 [Kbytes/sec] received
Time per request: 0.964 [ms] (mean, across all concurrent requests)(*2)
*1 At maximum performance. Processing speed will vary depending on instance size and website content (such as features and amount of data).
*2 Simulation conducted using a quad-core (4vCPU) virtual machine; therefore, WordPress run time was 3.856 milliseconds (0.964 milliseconds multiplied by 4).
KUSANAGI dedicated plug-in
Page caching is a feature that temporarily saves and recycles HTML display data to improve the performance of WordPress
The execution speed of WordPress and the number of queries appear on the control bar. The background color will change depending on the number.
Device switching is a feature to change and optimize the WordPress theme for display on mobile devices such as smartphones.
This feature accelerates the loading speed of translations to reduce the execution time required to display the page.
WooCommerce support for e-commerce
According to the options you choose at configuration, plugins and themes for WooCommerce can automatically be installed. WooCommerce for WordPress is used in over 30% of e-commerce sites around the world. With a wealth of themes and plugins, it is easy to customize your design and features.
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About Prime Strategy Group
Prime Strategy Group is a cloud integrator solving the issues of cloud computing for global companies, beginning with Asia. With presences in Japan, Singapore, and Indonesia, we offer cloud integration services, mainly in the form of SI and MSP on cloud platforms.
On the business front, we architect web systems for government bodies as well as corporations that represent both domestic and foreign industries. These include the Japan Aerospace eXploration Agency (JAXA), the University of Tokyo, TV Asahi, Mynavi, Adobe Systems, JTB Asia Pacific, and Bank Negara Indonesia. We have also constructed many large-scale WordPress sites in Japan
Please download the free brochure details here for KUSANAGI.