Receiving requests, retrieving data and transferring it to the client: web servers make data from websites available on the net. But which web server solution fits which requirements? Here you can find out everything you need to know about web servers in e-commerce!
Black Friday, Black Week, Cyber Monday, Cyber Week: Both in e-commerce and in stationary trade, retailers lure their customers every year towards the end of November with discounts and offers. These tips will make planned campaign days a success for shop operators.
In e-commerce, headless commerce is the term for online shops whose frontend and backend function decoupled from each other. In this article we look at the background to this solution approach and the advantages and disadvantages of its use in e-commerce.
Changes to the Google algorithm, so-called core updates, can have positive and negative effects on the findability of online stores via the search engine. In this article we show what to consider in order to be well prepared.
Whether it's a large, dynamic online shop or a small blog with exclusively static content: In our blog series, operators of web applications of all kinds will find helpful tips, tools and tweaks on the topic of performance!
In e-commerce, the saying "time is money" is to be taken literally, because slow loading times can mean direct loss of sales. Even if there is often no financial connection with static content, a fast loading time is also of enormous importance here. The following performance tips can help!
Visit the online shop, find the desired product, buy the product - put simply, this is the ideal customer journey in e-commerce. But what should be done if the online shop loads too slowly and visitors leave it prematurely? Operators of online shops based on Shopware 5 and Shopware 6 will find answers in this article.
The larger the online shop, the larger the number of integrated text and image files. This can have a negative impact on the shop's performance. The use of a content delivery network may offer a solution.
Hosting is one of the basic technologies of the internet and now has an incredible number of facets. In this article we give a basic overview of web hosting and take a closer look at the special features of e-commerce hosting.
On 25 November 2021, almost exactly one year after the major release of PHP 8.0, the latest version of the scripting language, PHP 8.1, was released. This release also brings with it a whole host of new features and improvements. But when and under what conditions does it make sense to switch to PHP 8.1?
In e-commerce, it is of great importance that online shops run fast and efficiently even with a lot of traffic. We show you how to optimally exploit the performance potential of your online shop with the full-page cache Varnish.
Simon Sprankel from CustomGento has been part of the Magento cosmos for over ten years. In the community and in meetups he shares his extensive knowledge, co-develops solutions and is an active contributor.
Good performance is the be-all and end-all of any online shop. A decisive factor here is the load time. If a shop loads too slowly, the user experience suffers considerably. This has a negative impact on the conversion rate and quickly leads to a loss of sales.
For a successful online shop, it is not enough if the products on offer are particularly beautiful, cheap or fancy. To appeal to customers and encourage them to buy, the user experience (UX) must also be right.
2020 - what a year. The last few months have held special challenges in store for everyone. Managing directors Sebastian Ringel and Alexander Wilhelm report on what these were for maxcluster in an interview.
Just in time for the release of PHP 8.0, the SaaS provider Tideways has launched its latest version. This means that customers can also rely on Tideways' proven performance management, exception tracking and profiling with the new major release of PHP.
We are constantly working to not only provide our customers with high-performance eCommerce hosting, but also to make the user experience as straightforward as possible. In our specially developed Managed Center, our customers can not only install their tools and features with a few clicks, but also make extensive changes to the configuration of their cluster, their servers and services.
In the fifth part of our blog series, we explain step by step how to integrate Redis into Magento. Which preparations have to be made, which code blocks have to be inserted and how Redis is activated in maxcluster.
Which form of session storage leads to better performance in online shops? File system, memory or database? In our sessions benchmark, we measured and evaluated the write, read and change operations per second of Redis, NVMe SSDs and MySQL.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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]