Socialengine 4 and server optimisation

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Job Description

I am running socialengine 4 and am looking to increase the size performance. At present the site is running very slowly. I am also having difficulties installing new packages.

The server specs are as follows

ProServer UltraPOWER X6

Type AMD Opteron™ 3280
Quantity Octo-Core
Clock Rate 8x 2.4 GHz
Main Memory
Capacity 32 GB
Type DIMM (DDR3)
Hard Disks
Quantity 2
Capacity 2,000 GB
Type SATA II, 7,200 rpm, 8 MB
RAID RAID 1 by software
Chipset AMD 880G
Network Broadcom BCM57780
Data Transfer unlimited
Type Flatrate
Switch Port 100 MBit
External Connections 550 GBit
Provider Deutsche Telekom, Level 3, Global Crossing, cogent, DE-CIX, interoute, ...
Uptime 99.9%
Operating System
Linux Cent OS, Debian, Scientific Linux and Ubuntu

Many thanks

Skills: raid, linux