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 | 3:26 pm

Excluding fields in the mongodb/mongodb library

I am using the mongodb/mongodb library for a project of mine.  The API seems fairly different from the old PECL library and it also came with some other, albeit unexpected, baggage. My understanding of the library

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by Kevin Schroeder | 9:32 am

The server requested authentication method unknown to the client [mysql_old_password]

I updated my server this morning, moving from Zend Server PHP 5.3 to 5.6 but when I did I got a really weird error. The server requested authentication method unknown to the client [mysql_old_password]

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by Kevin Schroeder | 12:12 pm

How to use PHP with MySQL (without SQL Injection vulnerabilities)

Chris Dale recently posted a horrifying article on his blog.  It is called “Why it’s easy being a hacker – A SQL injection case study“.  The most horrifying part of the post was that

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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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