It was a long and intensive week in Las Vegas at the Sitecore Symposium and MVP Summit. Great announcements were made and version 9.0 of Sitecore was introduced. I had the opportunity to discuss further details with other MVPs and Sitecore folks. So here are some of the points I find important for anyone deciding for the future with Sitecore. Continue reading Sitecore 9 highlights from a digital strategist perspective
Recently MongoDB 3.2 was released. Not too long ago I have written about the MongoDB 3.0 and its fantastic new WiredTiteger storage engine. So is it worth to upgrade to 3.2? Well… Absolutely! Continue reading MongoDB 3.2 and Sitecore – What’s new
If you are thinking about migrating or deploying Sitecore 8 (or 7.5) and use xDB as your new platform for analytics and personalization, Solr will be an essential requirement to make everything work. Continue reading Why is Solr essential in xDB
Recently, MongoDB announced their newest version – MongoDB 3.0 (3.0.1 to be very specific). What is the biggest difference compared to the earlier versions and what do you need to know to make full advantage of upgrading? Let’s dive right in. Continue reading Sitecore on MongoDB 3.0 – what should you know
When I do research on Sitecore topics, I often want to try the findings on my own to understand exactly how Sitecore reacts. And there is no better way to doing so than on a Sitecore demo environment. Here I can try whatever is necessary without any worries and at the end of the day wipe out everything and return to a shiny-clean fresh new environment the next time round. So, without further redo, let’s get to the (virtual) machines!
Continue reading Creating a Sitecore sandbox virtual environment