My Current Dedicated Server Specs are::
I rent from Burst.net.
Product/Service: Core i7 860 Quad Core Dedicated Server
Operating System: CentOS 5 - 64-BIT
Control Panel: CPanel/WHM - Unlimited Domains - (CentOS/Fedora/BSD) $19.95 USD
Bandwidth: 5000GB/Month Standard - 1GBPS Port $20.00 USD
RAM/Memory: 8GB DDR3
IP Addresses (Base Allocation): 5
Primary Hard Drive: 1TB SATA
Remote Reboot Port - (Web Interface to Power Cycle Server Remotely): Yes $9.95 USD
Fully Managed Service - (Phone Support, Multi-Port Monitoring, 3rd Party Script Basic Assistance, Limited Free O/S Re-installs): None
Private LAN Port - (Additional LAN Port to Privately Connect Servers): None
Remote KVM Service - (Web Interface to Console Server Remotely): None
Load Balancing Port - (Balance Traffic Across Multiple/Redundant Servers): None
DDOS Protection Service - (Hardware Based): Network-Level
Database Software: Microsoft SQL 2008 - Express Edition
CPanel/WHM Add-On - Fantastico - (Script & Open-Source Software Auto-Installer): None
I am looking for some help reducing the Lag on my server, and increasing the performance.
I am Currently Running Bukkit with the following plugins:
The Startup script that is use in putty is as follows.
Run your server from a RAM Disk and you'll see quite a jump in performance. Your 1TB drive is probably ~7200 RPM and if you have a large map, a lot of players and a lot of plugins, it will definitely bring down your performance.