Redis part 2 - Application cache benchmark: NVMe SSDs and memcached

Which form of application cache leads to more performance in e-commerce: the use of Redis, memcached or NVMe SSDs? We carried out a benchmark and measured the throughput of write, read and delete operations per second.

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Redis part 1: Performance optimization for Shopware and Magento

Online shops that have many visitors generate many shopping baskets, from which sessions are generated. The sessions can be stored in different ways. In the first part of the blog series on Redis, we summarised the advantages that the NoSQL database Redis offers in the area of sessions and application cache for the performance of Shopware and Magento.

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Managed hosting at maxcluster - our web architecture

Nowadays, data centres have to meet the highest German security standards so that the customer can be guaranteed the best possible quality and reliability at all times. maxcluster goes one step further: we guarantee that the data is located exclusively in Germany and that you can access it at any time. The multi-level security concept is even used by banks with very high requirements.

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Managed Hosting by maxcluster - our e-commerce stack

Our e-commerce stack consists of many web services, tools, functions and an optimised hosting architecture for online shops. Our experience with over 500 e-commerce customers is constantly flowing into the expansion and improvement of the stack. Online shops can be customised, configuration errors are avoided and configuration time is significantly reduced. Learn more about why maxcluster's e-commerce stack is like no other stack.

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Part 4: Profiler in comparison - Blackfire IO, Tideways, New Relic APM

Three of the most important profilers in e-commerce are Blackfire IO, Tideways and New Relic APM. The comparison clearly shows where the strengths of the individual tools lie.

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Part 3: Identifying bottlenecks - New Relic APM

New Relic APM is the most comprehensive tool we present in this blog series. The article describes how bottlenecks can be detected with New Relic APM and how online shops can be monitored efficiently.

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Part 2: Identifying bottlenecks - Tideways

Tideways is a tool for profiling, monitoring and tracking in PHP. Using examples and screenshots, the second part of the blog series explains the functions and areas of application of this profiler. [Update: 23.8.2018]

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Part 1: Identifying bottlenecks - Blackfire IO

In the first part of our blog series "Identifying bottlenecks with 3 efficient profiling tools", we present the application possibilities of Blackfire IO for online shops in detail.

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Identifying bottlenecks with 3 efficient profiling tools

In this blog series we present the three most efficient profiling tools for e-commerce: Blackfire IO, Tideways and New Relic APM.