Category: Software Support

PHPNW Usergroup Meetup – November

The 6th November saw the return of the monthly PHPNW meetups after having been put on a one month hiatus for the conference. I spoke on “MySQL Binary Logging” and conducted a whirlwind tour of the possible practical applications for the seldom used feature of MySQL. Switching on binary logging is very straight forward, and

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Magma Digital Speaking at PHPNW

At this months PHPNW User Group, two of our developers took to the stage to present two of the seven lightning talks. The aim of these talks was similar to the philosophy of Pecha Kucha. The idea of Pecha Kucha is a simple one; 20 slides for 20 seconds per slide. Lightning talks work on

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Magma Digital at LAMP and Beyond

Web development has an ever-changing landscape with new technologies emerging every day. Choosing which technologies to adopt and invest in can be a daunting task, which is why we firmly believe in getting involved in the community that surrounds your programming language and development approaches. If you would like to know more about a particular technology

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Linux server performance investigation toolkit

Following on from a talk I gave at PHPNW last year, here’s a summarised version of the tools and approaches we’ve used to track down performance issues. I’m not prescribing a specific order in which these tools are to be used and this is not a silver bullet. Instead, I’d like to think of this

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