Site performance can suffer during the deployment process. The length of time a site is in maintenance mode when deploying to a production site depends on many factors, such as environment configuration and the amount of content a site contains. The first best practice for optimizing your Cloud deployment is to upgrade to use
ece-tools to benefit from the package features, such as commands to create a backup of the database and verify environment configuration.
The following topics can help you to better understand how to optimize the deployment process:
Cloud deployment process
There are three phases in the Cloud deployment process, and you can use the strengths and weaknesses of each phase to your advantage.
Zero downtime deployment
Understand what happens during deployment and how to reduce the amount of downtime your store experiences during an update to the Production environment.
Static content deployment
The best way to optimize your Cloud deployment is to control how and when to generate static content.
ece-tools package provides the smart wizard commands to quickly evaluate your project configuration.