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This section of the guide focuses on aspects of the server environment that can be managed from the Admin. You will learn to perform routine index and cache management operations, and system administration tasks such as updating Magento, installing extensions, and backing up the server. You will learn some performance-improvement techniques, such as running the compiler, and setting up alternate media storage using an external database or content delivery network. Topics of interest only to developers include configuring API settings and activating Web Services.