aMiSTACX – Database Connection

aMiSTACX – Database Connection

This article applies to aMiSTACX deployments, and is not meant to replace our admin guide that is provided with the stack. There are several possibilities on db connections for administration purposes. In this article, we will outline GUI phpMyadmin usage for both LAMP/LEMP. Depending on the version of your stack and the flavor – LAMP […]

How to install Magento or WordPress?

How to install Magento or WordPress?

If somehow you just launched our aMi STACX stack for Magento or WordPress, and you come to the database part and looking for an answer to what the user/password is… Well, it’s not here! That’s because this information is in the stack admin guide! Our Macey-Bot also has this information, and most product videos also have […]

Magento 2 Crashing due to MySQL / Cron Jobs

Magento 2 Crashing due to MySQL / Cron Jobs

We have come across a few instances now where a module that was not written correctly, and that made use of the Magento Cron framework caused MySQL to stop responding. When MySQL stops responding then it basically crashes Magento. Tell tale signs in various logs point to the end effect, but not the root cause. […]

phpMyadmin Deprecation Notice

phpMyadmin Deprecation Notice

[For aMi STACX only] Before you begin, please make a full AWS backup of your EC2 instance. Please test any Ubuntu security updates and/or package updates on a Dev instance first. phpMyadmin Deprecation Notice You may find after a recent Ubuntu system update/upgrade that phpMyadmin now warns of a php deprecation error. This may actually […]

AWS Debian Password Reset

AWS Debian Password Reset

How to reset the Debain Maintenance password. We took security precautions and built our LAMP and LEMP images using the MySQL secure install. This limits external access to the MySQL server from localhost only. However, even though we dynamically set the password at EC2 first creation, you may want or need to change it. More […]