Boost WordPress performance with redis object caching

Optimizing database queries is a must with WordPress as it rely a lot on MySQL/MariaDB. That’s where Redis, an in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache and message broker, comes into play. Redis PHP extension is available on all our servers with PHP >= 7.4. Follow this guide to quickly improve your WordPress […]

Laravel: General error: 1835 Malformed communication packet after MariaDB update

MariaDB update to 10.2.35 is causing the following MySQL error on Laravel with PHP <= 7.2. cPanel servers on automatic updates have all been updated to this MariaDB version last night. Laravel error SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 1835 Malformed communication packet {"exception":"[object] (PDOException(code: HY000): SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 1835 Malformed communication packet at /laravel/vendor/laravel/framework/src/Illuminate/Database/Connectors/MySqlConnector.php:57 cPanel MariaDB auto-update […]