Tips to Reduce Spikes on Dedicated Server
One of the critical factors in the success of your website is the availability of dedicated web server hosting. Since most web hosting providers already offer 99% of uptime, it is webmasters and customers responsibility to optimize the site properly so that the dedicated servers are not overloaded unnecessarily.
If you follow the following tips, it can help you to optimize the performance mode of the pages to load faster for better browsing experience.
Use CSS Sprites
This technique is based on the use of only one big image in your CSS contains all the images used, eg background images, bullets, etc., and then placing it through the CSS. This way your file styles only loads a large image, instead of loading several times the single image. Fewer requests to the server, the faster will be delivered.