Setting up my own cloud service
Aug04

Setting up my own cloud service

Setting up my own cloud service has become my current hobby I own a Motorola Razr and together with motocast is simply awesome because it syncs all of my files directly to my pc. I can stream music from my computer, pictures, videos and modify files, you know all that beauty. I love motocast so much that I even have a computer with Windows installed on it (granted there are other reasons for it but that is almost a sin for a Linux guy...

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Full Page cache with nginx and memcache
Aug01

Full Page cache with nginx and memcache

Full Page cache with nginx and memcache Since the cool kids at Google, Microsoft and Amazon researched how performance and scalability affect conversion rates, page load time has become the topic of every eCommerce store. Magento was once a resource hog that consumated everything available to it and you had to be a magician to pull off some awesome benchmarks without using any reverse proxy or full page cache mechanism. Creating a...

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Cloning magento modules

Cloning magento modules Today I wanted (read was forced) to create a module based on one of Magento’s core. Literally I needed to clone some of the Magento modules and while the copy and paste is simple stuff, going class by class and file by file renaming and configuring files is not joke. So why do I need to clone it instead of just doing the usual OOP stuff Magento is so good at? Simply because the functionality is really...

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Zend Queue with Magento

Zend Queue with Magento By using Zend Queue with magento we can create an event driven asynchronous integration system. Just think about how much work you will offload from Magento when integrating with other systems and Magento itself. To keep things simple, let’s pretend that you send emails to your customers every time a new product gets added. Usually these products get added during the day which also happens to be when your...

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Connect to a wireless network via the command line

Connect to a wireless network via the command line Sometimes you decide that you don’t want to use any GUI to connect to your wireless network. Especially when it doesn’t seem to work correctly if at all. One of the main benefits of Linux and any other Unix based operating system is its ability to empower users to do things on their own. So tonight when the latest Ubuntu updates broke my laptop’s wireless, I decided...

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