AWS Hosting Turnkey Deployments

Amazon AWS Marketplace available packaged stack deployments via aMiSTACX : Laravel 10 deployment solution by aMiSTACX Laravel 10.x deployment via aMiSTACX G6 Flexibility! This pcakaged stack brings you simplistic deployment and configuration while increasing performance. Performance features such as Apache or NGINX, PHP 8.1, MySQL 8, Redis, HTTP2, phpMyAdmin, and more. Deployment time in about… Continue reading AWS Hosting Turnkey Deployments

Magento 2 Module Disable List

aMiSTACX Module Disable List for Magento 2 Open Source When you deploy a new aMiSTACX stack for Magento 2 Open Source from Amazon AWS Marketplace, the CloudFormation Template [CFT] will ask you if you want to disable Magento 2 modules. Why would you want to disable modules for your store? For example, why would you… Continue reading Magento 2 Module Disable List

Post aMiSTACX Deployment Checklist

Although you are responsible for your AWS and aMiSTACX environment, we wanted to put together an abbreviated post deployment checklist to help remind you of areas that are commonly overlooked for security and performance.

Magento 2.4+ without Elasticsearch

StarFlare is our new catalog search module for Magento Open Source that removes the requirement having Elasticsearch running on Magento 2.4+. Elasticsearch will still need to be installed, but the requirement for it to be in a running active state will be removed. Our StarFlare module is currently in Beta testing, and is standard for… Continue reading Magento 2.4+ without Elasticsearch

Upgrade Magento 2 using Composer

Upgrade Magento 2 to the latest version using Composer [aMiSTACX] Make sure everything is working BEFORE you attempt to upgrade. Also, plan your PHP version ahead of time. Pre-Upgrade Recommendations We will take a manual full image before we start. [You can also use A51’s instant backup.] sudo php bin/magento deploy:mode:set developer Disable ALL 3rd… Continue reading Upgrade Magento 2 using Composer

Installing a Magento 2 Module

This article is NOT meant to replace the module author’s instructions; however, it is a handy supplement when things go wrong. We use these same steps on our DevOps projects for Magento, and 99.9% of the time this process works without issue. First, it is important to note that we are doing a manual module… Continue reading Installing a Magento 2 Module

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