Run multiple Magerun instances at once

In the past I already wrote articles about the very genius tool Magerun from Netz98, that I nearly use on every Magento project. Recently I had the challenge to run three instances of Magerun on the same physical server with only one shell account. This was necessary because I ordered a big cluster from maxcluster for […]

Image resizer

Just a testscript to test the quality of Magento’s image processing: <?php /** * * Magento * * NOTICE OF LICENSE * * This source file is subject to the Open Software License (OSL 3.0) * It is available through the world-wide-web at this URL: * * * * @category AskSheldon * @package AskSheldon_FeaturedProducts […]

Prevent unwanted email delivery

If you have multiple instances of a Magento shop – for example a staging and a production environment – sooner or later you’ll come to the point, where you need to  synchronize the database from live- to stage-system to get realistic production-like application behavior. In this case it is a good idea to prevent the system from sending mails […]


Magerun is a very useful commandline tool for dealing with daily Magento development problem like: clean / flush caches reindexing the indices set configuration values in the database (core_config_data) shorthand query syntax for database accesses … It’s developed by netz98 ( and made my daily business so much easier. Installation (Linux) $> wget $> […]