Monitorix: Monitoring Server Performance

March 30, 2017 / Posted in Magento, Prestashop by Andrey Matveev
Monitorix: Monitoring Server Performance

From time to time one needs to check server status over different periods of time. Unfortunately, various console utilities are not able to provide this information since they can track server performance in real time only. In such cases we need to apply a special server monitoring system which can track and save server performance results over a long time frame. Today you can find plenty of such systems which are compatible with various types and number of servers and server configurations: Nagios, Zabbix, Monitorix, Linux-Dash. (more…)

Use Case: Config.php File in Magento 2

March 23, 2017 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2 by Artsem Miklashevich
Use Case: Config.php File in Magento 2

New projects are usually developed on a separate dedicated web-server which settings may differ from those of a production server. So, to avoid mess-ups when trying to back up the production server it is required either to reassign data in the core_config table or to use a special script. The situation goes worse when there is more than one developer involved in the same project, because each developer may use its own custom set of server configurations. (more…)

The Questions You Should Answer Before Starting Creating a Webstore from Scratch

March 22, 2017 / Posted in Magento, Prestashop by Vladislav Yunusov
The Questions You Should Answer Before Starting Creating a Webstore from Scratch

How to start? I think that is a very popular question among those who want to create a web store from scratch. Of course it’s great if you have some experience in web store creating (I mean any kind of partnership with a developer or development team) or you have researched for tons of information and now you’re really good in every aspect and you have a very clear understanding of what you want. In this case it will be much easier to communicate with a developer and explain him every feature you want implement to your website.   (more…)