Magento is the world’s most popular eCommerce engine. Given the role Magento plays in enabling revenue, running Magento and its underlying MySQL database server with 100% uptime is crucial. Scaling Magento transactions is also critical.
Mechanisms for improving database uptime, such as adding secondaries for read-only capacity and modifying the app to use them, are very challenging for Magento. Just keeping up with frequent security-critical platform updates becomes much harder with customized Magento deployments.
ScaleArc offers a compelling alternative. ScaleArc deploys transparently in front of Magento and MySQL, offering unprecedented uptime and performance – with no changes to Magento or the MySQL database.
Paired with Magento, ScaleArc provides out-of-the-box support for:
- Automatic failover between MySQL database servers
- A nearly 30-fold improvement in Magento performance
- Zero downtime maintenance
- Transparent caching to improve Magento transaction counts