Tag Archives: sitecore installation
In this video i cover my top three reasons for switching from Lucene to Solr: reaching 50,000 documents in an index and having more than one delivery or processing servers.
In this episode I go over the four most useful features that I find in the Sitecore Instance Manager. We look at installing and uninstalling Sitecore, viewing and exporting configuration files, viewing log files and importing and exporting entire Sitecore implementations.
In this episode we look at the danger of copying the Data folder to the Sitecore IIS root folder, Website. It seems obvious from the sidelines, however, this is way too often to fix the “missing license” error that Sitecore throws if the “dataFolder” setting hadn’t been updated to point to the proper location of […]
The Sitecore Commerce Server deployment scripts provided in the dev.sitecore.net download portal do not support PowerShell 5 and SQL server 2014. This blog provides an overview of the issues and presents patches to add support for Windows 10 and SQL Server 2014 installations. Sitecore Commerce Powered by Commerce Server Experience Sitecore has been lagging […]
This is the start of the series of online Los Angeles Sitecore User Group (LASUG) meetings on Google Hangouts hosted by Kevin Knudsen and Mark Servais from XCentium, Vasiliy Fomichev and Mike Reynolds. The following is the recording of the hangout with the agenda and presentations used in the video. Vault – XCentium […]
If you haven’t had a chance to attend SUGCON 2015 in New Orleans, or missed my presentation, check out this presentation slideshow taking a look at Docker and Sitecore. The presentation introduces Docker and looks at how Docker can be used with Sitecore and how it will revolutionaize Sitecore development forever. SUGCON 2015: Docker Containers […]
In How to Setup Mongo and Solr on Docker for Sitecore xDB: Part 1 we’ve looked at the importance of having access to immutable infrastructure and how Docker can help Sitecore developers with easily creating and maintaining Mongo and Solr instances for Sitecore xDB. In the following post, we will walk through creating our own Docker […]
First, Microsoft shocked the world by making .NET open source. Then they punched all the doubters in the face by running a .NET app in a Linux container running on a Windows machine at a Microsoft Build conference this year. Yes, that was .NET running on Linux running on Windows! …what is this wizardry? Docker After […]
Microsoft has been putting a lot of effort into making Windows Azure its flagship, and, to be honest – rightly so! Recently, during the Sitecore 8 Technical Preview program, and in the light of the upcoming Los Angeles User Group, at which I was planning on speaking, – I decided to see if I could […]
Azure is still somewhat of a “Wild West” territory in the Sitecore world; there is definitely a good amount of curiosity that has built up over the past few years, however, the territory is still uncharted. Over a year ago Sitecore released an Azure module, which allowed hosting the Content Management System in the mysterious […]