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Magento 2 How To Log All Database Queries

Magento 2 How To Log All Database Queries

We are involved with a number of Magento 2 websites and this means we are frequently looking to resolve errors and improve performance. An important part of resolving errors with Magento 2 is analysing...

Using Grep To Search For Strings Within Files

Using Grep To Search For Strings Within Files

While we would usually work in a ‘pretty’ editor such as Sublime Text there are often times we need to use the command line to track down a bug or make a small tweak....

Find Largest Files & Directories On Linux

Find Largest Files & Directories On Linux

As part of our server management obligations we frequently need to track down the cause of excessive disk usage, which can be anything from out of control log files to poorly cleaned up import/export...

SSL Certificates In Your Development Environment

SSL Certificates In Your Development Environment

We have recently started using SSL certificates in all our development environments, to more closely mirror production systems, which should absolutely, no exceptions, be running over SSL these days. This is not a problem...

PHP count() In PHP 7.2 Or Later Throws Warnings

PHP count() In PHP 7.2 Or Later Throws Warnings

You may have noticed some interesting new behaviour in your code following your upgrade to PHP 7.2 and hopefully we can shed some light on one change in particular, to the PHP count() function....

MaxMind GeoLite2 With PHP 7 For Geolocating IP Addresses

MaxMind GeoLite2 With PHP 7 For Geolocating IP Addresses

We recently implemented a basic geo-restriction for a client, based on the freely available MaxMind GeoLite2 database, and hopefully this document will help those with a similar requirement in future. We made use of...

Magento 2 Upgrade Release And Performance Tuning

Magento 2 Upgrade Release And Performance Tuning

We’re preparing for another client launch here at Somecrazy, building servers to host a Magento 2 upgrade on the Amazon Web Services platform. With huge performance gains over Magento 1.x have you considered an...

Upgrade to PHP 7.0

Upgrade to PHP 7.0

We’re please to announce all our servers are now fully updated to PHP 7.0, bringing a raft of new features and, more importantly for our hosted clients, major performance boosts. Already we have noticed load across our machines...

IT & Web Recruitment

IT & Web Recruitment

If you need advice during the recruitment process we’re here to help. With a wide range of experience in the sector, and a unique position with no conflict of interest in any potential recruit’s success, we’re...

Migrating to Magento

Migrating to Magento

We’re pleased to announce a new project beginning in March, involving the migration of a major online retailer from a .NET platform to Magento. Starting with feasibility right through to development and delivery, our...