June 17, 2013 By Severalnines
Magento is an open-source e-commerce platform built on Zend PHP and MySQL. It is widely adopted by online retailers with some 150,000 sites known to use it. Single server setups are easy to set up, but if your store is a huge success, then you probably need to think about clustering your environment with multiple servers. Clustering is done at the web, database and file-system level, as all web nodes need access to catalog images.
This post is similar to our previous posts on scaling Drupal and WordPress performance, and focuses on how to scale Magento on multiple servers. The software used is Magento version 126.96.36.199 , nginx, HAProxy, MySQL Galera …[Read more]