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Category : magento
September 24, 2010

Speed up Magento DataFlow (Import / Export)

For as long as we can remember, Magento has had issues with Import and Export profiles, especially regarding performance. We have tried many different solutions for speeding up DataFlow and dealing with other import / export related issues. We’ve found a solution that seems to help in the majority of cases. First, I’d like to […]

March 31, 2010
By Brad

PHP open_basedir and Magento Performance

The PHP open_basedir directive is a security feature within PHP that allows you to specify which files PHP is allowed to be opened. With open_basedir, you specify the directory tree or trees that PHP can open and PHP will not open anything outside of these directories. There are negative side effects in relation to system […]

March 22, 2010
By Brad

Enabling Memcached in Magento

To help increase the speed of Magento page loads as much as possible, it is recommended to use the Memcached support built within Magento. Memcached is a high-performance memory object caching system that is designed to speed page loads on dynamic content websites. Magento supports Memcached for caching many objects, but it is not enabled […]

May 12, 2009

Announcing the new Magento SIP hosting plans!

We’re excited to launch our newest product line, the Secure, Isolated Platforms (SIP). Each SIP is a tightly integrated combination of top of the line hardware and software optimized for speed, security and stability. Each SIP will be focused around a third-party web application, with the goal of providing a “one stop shop” for hosting […]