How fast is FileMaker Server 19.1.2?

Find operations on FileMaker Server 19.1.2 are up to 10x faster than before Claris released a new version of FileMaker Server with features that improve the performance and stability of your hosted FileMaker apps. My favorite addition is “parallel indexed finds,” which means that users can now run multiple find operations on a field simultaneously, […]

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Detecting Connection Latency

Have you experienced slow response times on your cloud-hosted FileMaker solution? Organizations typically combat this by optimizing flows, scripts and layouts, which requires a lot of time to test, refactor and redesign. A faster way to combat this issue is to create layouts designed for users with slow internet connections. Here is a quick and […]

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How to Upgrade PHP on a FileMaker Server Running on MacOS

What’s happening and why is it important? The default version of PHP that ships with FileMaker Server 17.0.4 up to 18.0.2 is 7.1.*. This particular version is no longer receiving active support and won’t receive any security updates starting on Dec 1st, 2019. Any version before FileMaker server 17.0.4 uses a version of PHP that […]

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