Magento 1.x Software Support Notice
For Magento Commerce 1, Magento is providing software support through June 2020. Depending on your Magento Commerce 1 version, software support may include both quality fixes and security patches. Please review our Magento Software Lifecycle Policy to see how your version of Magento Commerce 1 is supported.
The focus of this section is 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, backing up the server, and setting up a content staging environment. You will learn some performance-improvement techniques, such as running the compiler, installing Solr Search, and setting up alternate media storage using an external database or content delivery network. Topics of interest primarily to developers include configuring API settings and activating Web Services. Topics in this section: