28 Jan

Patching SUPEE-7405 and SUPEE-7616

Thankfully, applying SUPEE-7405 and SUPEE-7616 is a relatively straightforward process (unlike 6788). The only thing to bear in mind is ensuring the dependencies are satisfied prior to application. The security bundle includes protection against several security-related issues, fully documented https://magento.com/security/patches/supee-7405. Including APPSEC-1177, identified by Sonassi as part of our commitment to Magento security. Where to … Continue reading

28 Jan

FAQ: Load testing a store demonstration

"Ask Sonassi" are excerpts taken from email responses to customer enquiries, used to quickly help inform you as a customer Now you've provided a free demonstration of our store on MageStack. We want to run some speed tests to supplement the report you have provided, what tools do you recommend? Would GTMetrix or LoadImpact be … Continue reading

22 Dec

Its that time of year again, we're closed for Christmas

Our Christmas Opening Hours During the Christmas and New Year's Holidays, Sonassi will be offering remote technical support from Dec 23rd to Jan 4th. Office hours technical support will resume regular hours (10 am to 6 pm GMT) beginning Jan 4th. During these dates, our staff will be operating remotely - so calls to our … Continue reading

3 Dec

FAQ: Do you have an option to patch Magento

"Ask Sonassi" are excerpts taken from email responses to customer enquiries, used to quickly help inform you as a customer Do you guys have an option where you can carry out the site and server patches Of course we do, there are varying support plans that are inclusive of expert support like this and others … Continue reading

3 Dec

FAQ: How does Sonassi compare to AWS

"Ask Sonassi" are excerpts taken from email responses to customer enquiries, used to quickly help inform you as a customer How does Sonassi compare to AWS from a support and hardware perspective There’s very little comparison between Sonassi and AWS - because we offer completely different products and services. Sonassi is a specialist managed Magento … Continue reading

13 Nov

FAQ: What makes Sonassi more secure

"Ask Sonassi" are excerpts taken from email responses to customer enquiries, used to quickly help inform you as a customer What makes Sonassi more secure As standard you’ll get … All your servers are in their own VLAN Three levels of firewall Hardware firewall Intrusion detection device Web application firewall A DOS filter AES256 hardware … Continue reading

12 Nov

Analysing large files in Git repository

Often I come across stores where they are consuming significantly more disk space than they should be. A healthy stack runs when the disk drives are under 50% utilised, Over 50% utilisation risks performance degradation Over 80% utilisation risks downtime Over 90% utilisation risk data loss Read more about healthy disk utilisation Identifying large files … Continue reading