When using Redis to store sessions, you may encounter the problem of sessions that start slowly and issues with reading these sessions. In this article we will look at the causes of these problems by examining the Cm_RedisSession module as an example.See more
Redis slow session start in Magento
Adding your own controller to Magento Enterprise Edition Full Page Cache
Magento Enterprise Edition (Magento EE) have a lot of features. One of them is "Full Page Caching" (FPC), which increase store performance and makes store pages to load much faster.
By default Magento EE caching works for category, product, CMS pages. If you want to create your own controller the response will be dynamically generated for it, and FPC will be not used. To add your own controller to FPC you need to add some modifications in your source code.See more
Magento performance: Optimization of Magento configurable products. Part 2.
In my previous article I wrote about performance issues when you have many attribute options for configurable attribute. Here I will provide you with several tips on how to increase performance if you have configurable products with many associated products (100 associated products and more).See more
Magento performance: Magento search optimization
Search is very important for customer experience, that is why it is highly recommended to keep it quick and optimized.
In this article we gathered recommendations that will help to optimize search in your Magento store without core files modifications.See more
Magento performance: Optimize MySQL settings for your Magento database using Tuning Primer shell script
The Tuning Primer is a shell script that allows you to review the MySQL settings and make adjustments to increase Magento database performance and stability. The script will analyze MySQL statistics and provide you with recommendations on how to fine-tune your MySQL server.See more
Magento performance: How to improve Magento speed using Apache/Gzip files compression
Apache files compression is the fastest way to improve your Magento website speed and performance.
It is recommended to check compression status before and after compression activation. You can easily check compression and data savings level using http://www.whatsmyip.org/http-compression-test/ online service.See more