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Conquer the 5 Most Common Magento Coding Issues to Optimize Your Site for Performance

By: Olexander Zarichniy | December 3rd, 2013

In any eCommerce implementation, system performance can mean the difference between satisfied customers and frustrated customers who shop elsewhere. In particular, PHP code performance issues can have immediate critical impact to the business.

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Powering Magento with Ngnix and PHP-FPM

By: Yuri Golovko and Alexey Samorukov | August 13th, 2013

Anyone looking for a simple Magento hosting solution should consider LAMP (Linux/Apache/

MySQL/PHP). However, there are cases when Apache with mod_php may not be an optimal

solution, particularly if your web sites have dynamic content which is generated by PHP scripts in

addition to static files. The purpose of this article is to explore the reasons behind this observation

and to demonstrate how using Ngnix with PHP-FPM can help.

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Using Redis as a Cache Backend in Magento

By: Alexey Samorukov, Aleksandr Lozhechnik, Kirill Morozov | August 12th, 2013

The most common cache storage recommendation for Magento users running multiple web nodes

is to implement the TwoLevels backend – that is, to use Memcache together with the database.

However, this configuration may not be ideal, particularly as new cache storage options come to light.

This article covers how using Redis as a cache backend can offer significant benefits over the

TwoLevels backend approach.

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