This Amazon EC2 AMI includes the latest Amazon Linux (Centos), Nginx 1.0.15, MySQL 5.1 & PHP 5.4 (PHP-FPM) custom installed and tuned for stability and speed.
Over the weekend a client contacted me because they had serious performance issues with their Magento based store. The three main issues were: Checkout taking more than 40 seconds to complete after clicking to submit payment. (This of course causes double orders/payments and users just leaving/lower sale conversions.). Login to the front or back end taking excessively long. […]