These are my links for 25 set 2012 through 26 set 2012:
- Magento – Optimizing MySQL for Magento (getting better performance) – General Forum – eCommerce Software for Growth – This is more a tips & tricks post based on our recent experiences on www.shoebacca.com
(original post 2008, updated until 2010)
- pfSense – Squid + Squidguard / Traffic Shapping Tutorial | HowtoForge – Linux Howtos and Tutorials – In this tutorial I will show you how to setup pfSense 2.0.1 up as a Internet Gateway with Squid Proxy / Squidguard Filtering. I will also show you have to configure some extra features of pfSense like and traffic shapping with squid. This type of configuration would be useful for people who want to set up wireless hot spots or Internet cafe's etc.
- Speeding up Magento with APC or Memcached – Tutorials – Magebase – We often hear complaints about how Magento is slow and performs poorly. Developers know, however, that performance is relative and that we can do a number of things to speed up a Magento site. This article will focus on configuring and using APC and/or Memcached. We have a resources section at the end of this article with links to more performance optimization techniques.
The options obviously also depend on the specific hosting arrangement. I will assume for the purposes of this article, that you have control over your hosting server and are able to install the necessary add-ons and make configuration changes to Apache and PHP. If you are on a shared environment, you may have to check with your hosting support if you can apply the tips from this article. But, you know that you should at least be on a VPS if you are running Magento.
- Speed up Magento with simple config tweaks – At Ionata we’ve been using Magento for quite a while now and the more sites we added, the slower our server seemed to become. Magento is quite a big chunk of software and can take up a lot of resources. However after doing some research and carefully tweaking our server configurations, we were pretty amazed to find performance gains of several hundred percent only by changing some settings.
In this post you’ll find a summary of settings that can boost the speed and responsiveness of your Magento installation. Optimisation can be done for PHP, MySQL, Apache and Magento itself.
- Apache 2 Basic Configuration on Unix-Like Systems | Nettuts+ – The Apache server is a service that runs in the background, waiting for requests from clients connecting to the ports it listens to, in order to take action. Apache either responds to those requests, or leaves related notes in its log files. Its behavior is controlled through its configuration, using what is known as directives (among other things). We’ll discuss the most basic directives in this article.