Author - Vadzim Papko

How to Configure Second-Level Retry Messaging in Sitecore Message Bus
What Is GitOps?
How to Mount a Sitecore License File in Kubernetes via Azure File Persistent Volume
Switch SolrCloud Indexes During Sitecore PaaS Blue-Green Deployment
[TechSpeak] Sitecore Search: How SOLR Timeout Exception Affects Index Optimization
[TechSpeak] Sitecore JSS SXA: How to Build Custom Snippet
Sitecore 10: New Features Overview
[TechSpeak] Sitecore SXA: the Add Here Button Is Hidden in Experience Editor
[TechSpeak] How to Render SVG Images in Sitecore JSS
[TechSpeak] Sitecore Data Transfer — Tool SQL BULK INSERT

What Is GitOps?

The CI/CD pipeline has become a popular practice among software developers as it automates the creation, testing and integration of applications. Infrastructure engineers were long in need of a similar practice for infrastructure automation, taking into account the growing complexity of IT systems at various enterprises. This is why the GitOps approach came into being.

In this article, I’ll explain to you the principles of GitOps, its connection to DevOps, the benefits of managing infrastructure using this approach, and how to put it into practice.

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[TechSpeak] Sitecore Data Transfer — Tool SQL BULK INSERT

Sometimes, we need to import Sitecore content data in the scope of migration or deploying process. In general, we can use Sitecore Migrations tools (if we need full migration). But if we just need to export content data, we can use Sitecore Package Designer, Unicorn or TDS.

In my case, we needed to migrate dozens of content items (more than 40 000) from Sitecore 7.5 to Sitecore 8.2. And we had only Sitecore Package Designer.

The main issue we faced was the long processing time (a couple of hours) of Sitecore Package Designer. This was the trigger for us to release our Sitecore Data Transfer tool

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