by Kevin Schroeder | 9:14 am

How to save your Magento customers $10,000 a year with this simple trick

Just a quick post up here to help you out. I have a customer who is running their entire Magento operation on on AWS, using RDS as the database. It works quite well, actually.

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by Kevin Schroeder | 12:52 pm

Realtime logging for Magento

There are a couple of things that animate me in PHP/Magento world.  The first is queuing.  I’ve written and spoken about that several times and do as much with it as possible.  The second

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by Kevin Schroeder | 1:26 pm

assertTrue( ): Amazon: The Everything Company

If you’re thinking about putting your company’s Web presence on Amazon’s computers (using EC2), you might want to ask yourself a few questions. Does Amazon already compete with your business in any way? How

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by Kevin Schroeder | 5:23 pm

Magento, ESI, Varnish and performance

I have been doing a little playing with Magento over the past couple of days.  I’ve been helping out Ebay/Magento by delivering some of their performance training over the past few months.  I’m by

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by Kevin Schroeder | 11:59 am

Using Mongo with PHPCloud

With the release that occurred on March 4th we have added Mongo support to the DevCloud.  So connecting to a Mongo instance is extremely easy to do now.  We don’t provide access to a

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by Kevin Schroeder | 9:56 am

Using Jabber/XMPP for event notification with Zend Server and/or PHPCloud

I have removed this service due to possible abuse.  It was intended to be a test and I think I’ve gotten what I need   There was something I’ve wanted to try for a

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by Kevin Schroeder | 10:59 am

How do you push your apps to the Zend Developer Cloud?

@mmd_coding posted a message about pushing a Yii app to the Zend Developer cloud.  I was asked by Roy Ganor if we knew how people were deploying and, quite honestly, I don’t know how

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by Kevin Schroeder | 2:51 pm

URL rewriting in PHPCloud

Found out today that the typical rewrite rule 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 RewriteEngine On   RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -s [OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -l [OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d RewriteRule ^.*$ – [NC,L] RewriteRule

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by Kevin Schroeder | 8:19 am

Looking for DevCloud stories

The Zend DevCloud was released at ZendCon as a technology preview.  I do a lot of my development work on the DevCloud now and I have my stories.  But I’m interested in hearing yours.

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by Kevin Schroeder | 12:01 pm

PHP Cloud and education

One of the problems that anyone who has taught a programming class will know is that the worst part of the class isn’t bored students, inane questions or poor material, but, rather, getting started.

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