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Instant Magento Performance Optimization How-to

Nayrolles Mathieu

Improve performance of your Magento stores, using practical, hands-on recipes
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782165422
Paperback56 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Tune your Magento installation for optimal performance
  • Identify misconfigurations that can cause slow down
  • Prepare your installation for clustering

Who This Book Is For

This book is written for Magento administrators who are familiar with the backend console but new to anything beyond this, and wish to optimize their store for increasing performance.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Magento Performance Optimization How-to
Merging CSS files (Must know)
Merging JavaScript (Must know)
Logging files (Must know)
Compiling (Must know)
Managing the index (Must know)
Removing PayPal's logo (Must know)
Using the Magento caching system (Must know)
Enhancing the expiration date (Should know)
Keeping your connections alive (Should know)
Storing your sessions in the database (Should know)
Configuring MySQL (Should know)
Using a memory-based filesystem for caching (Become an expert)
Compressing your code – gzip (Become an expert)
Installing a PHP accelerator (Become an expert)
Clustering (Become an expert)
Balancing load (Become an expert)
Replicating the database (Become an expert)
Checking the configuration (Must know)
Clearing caches (Must know)
Logging (Must know)
Using template hints (Must know)
Using the Profiler (Should know)
Using a debugger (Should know)

What You Will Learn

  • Merge and compress your style and script files
  • Compile Magento's core system
  • Use indexes for your data for faster searches
  • Fine-tune your caches
  • Optimize your web server for Magento
  • Optimize your database server for Magento
  • Clustering your environment
  • Use a memory based file system for improved performance

In Detail

The optimization of an attractive commercial website is a non-trivial task that demands time and knowledge. Optimization is a critical point for all growing businesses because a misconfiguration could make you lose money, a lot of money. If your server is overloaded, a browser that wants to turn into a buyer will not be able to, and you will lose customers.

"Instant Magento Performance Optimization How-To" is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises to help you reach a high performance level for your Magento stores and keep your customers satisfied.

This book looks at tweaks and tips used to boost your Magento Performance, and breaks down the confusion that surrounds the subject.

You will learn how to compress your pages, styles, and scripts by almost 80%. We will also take a look at controversial optimization settings such as Magento core compilation or enabling all caching systems. You will discover new applications that improve performance. If you wish your e-businesses to grow and want to keep your customers satisfied, you definitely need this book.


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