Originally Posted by manarak
another (potentially) essential config tweak:
if you are running high-traffic sites, and especially if they sit on a cloud Vserver that usually have limited storage and limited I/O bandwidth, you want to disable the Apache Access log:
just use google analytics or another stats provider for stats. they are better anyway - and won't clog your server with 30+ Gigs of logs, hello backup storage!
Just an addendum - I just discovered the logs are written twice!
under /etc/apache2/conf.d is the file other-vhost-access-log that writes a "vhosts combined" log. don't forget to deactivate that one as well.