Configure Xdebug on hypernode-vagrant

[DEPRECATED] Hypernode Vagrant is deprecated. Although you may continue to use it, we recommend you to use the Hypernode Docker instead. Xdebug is a debugger for PHP. It can be used to retrieve extended debug information and stacktraces from your development environment and send it to a log file or to your IDE or browser. […]

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Configure your sessions in Redis for Magento 2

Hypernodes bigger than a Grow plan, often have enough memory to store the session data in Redis. This way sessions are stored in-memory, making the shop faster and use less IO than when using MySQL or files as session store. Configure Magento 2 to store sessions in Redis As Magento 2 is fully supporting Redis, […]

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Creating your own backups with Tarsnap

Managing backups yourself If you choose to create your own backups, we recommend using Tarsnap as an offsite backup provider. This very robust third party backup service is well known for it’s excellent security and their low prices. Tarsnap encrypts your data and then stores it on Amazon S3 storage platform. S3 is extremely reliable, […]

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Find your performance bottleneck with New Relic

Did you order your Hypernode (trial) via Hypernode.com? please understand New Relic cannot be used on your Hypernode yet. It will be added as a feature in the future. Please reach out to us if you want to use New Relic. This will help us to prioritise and change our roadmap accordingly. New Relic is […]

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How to add keys to the SSH Keymanager

Please check first if your ordered your Hypernode (trial) via Byte.nl (Dutch users) or Hypernode.com (English speaking users). Dutch users can find their SSH Keymanager in their Service Panel, English speaking users should go to their control panel. ‘How To’ for Dutch users You can easily add public SSH keys to your Hypernode environment by […]

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How to configure Kibana for Hypernode

In this article we explain what Kibana is, how you can access it and how you can add and edit a user. Kibana is part of the ELK Stack. ELK is an acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and of course Kibana. Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine. Logstash is a server‑side […]

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How to improve your Magento Search?

Introduction The built-in Magento search option is known for it’s non-existent speed and providing irrelevant search results. Both these aspects have a negative effect on your conversion, because if visitors can’t find what they’re looking for, how do you expect them to purchase from your shop? As a developer there are two things you can […]

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How to use Elasticsearch on Hypernode

While previously it was already possible to use Elasticsearch with your Hypernode by connecting to an external search provider, we have now made it possible to use Elasticsearch for search in your Magento shop out of the box on Hypernode without requiring any external service or configuration. In this article we’ll explain a bit more […]

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How to use Hypernode development plans

Hypernode offers its customers discounted development plans of all the regular Hypernode plans for development and testing. These plans are meant to develop one webshop at the time, to run all the tests you can think of, and to give your customer (the shop-owner) access during development. Keep in mind though, these development plans cannot […]

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How to use Hypernode Vagrant as a local staging environment

[DEPRECATED] Hypernode Vagrant is deprecated. Although you may continue to use it, we recommend you to use the Hypernode Docker instead. Byte offers Hypernode customers a Vagrant image for local development. Vagrant is a tool that gives you the opportunity to set up a virtual staging environment. In case you would like to share an […]

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