Tag - Sitecore

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Sitecore 8.2 Mainstream Support Is Ending: Why Migrate to Sitecore 9?
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[TechSpeak] Sitecore Data Transfer — Tool SQL BULK INSERT
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A Sitecore Competency Center at the Core of Extensive Expertise
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[TechSpeak] Sitecore 9.2 Version: a New Format for Serialization
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[TechSpeak] How to Easily Debug Sitecore DLLs with JetBrains Rider
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[TechSpeak] Sitecore Test Image Previews Not Displaying: What to Do
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[TechSpeak] How to Package Your Local Sitecore Instance for Microsoft Azure App Service
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AI-Powered Search and Recommendation Technologies: an Overview
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Ten Reasons to Look Forward to Sitecore 9.2 [Detailed Update Overview]
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Sitecore Committer Module for Efficient Content Change Monitoring

Sitecore 8.2 Mainstream Support Is Ending: Why Migrate to Sitecore 9?

Every version of а software product has its lifecycle, which inevitably finishes with discontinued support. It happens when a newer version is ready to replace the older one.

December 31, 2019 is the mainstream support end date for Sitecore 8.2. In this regard, current Sitecore customers should not panic, but rather read our article and decide whether they have to move their existing solutions to the latest versions of Sitecore 9.

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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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A Sitecore Competency Center at the Core of Extensive Expertise

What does it take to start your journey with Sitecore — the advanced content management system? This question concerns both newbies and experienced developers who seek to switch to another area of expertise. That is why we had a brief talk with SaM Solutions’ Sitecore Lead Developer — Raman Khalupau. Raman is a talented expert who helps customers improve their business operations with the Sitecore Platform. Also, he is the head of SaM Solutions’ Sitecore Competency Center. In this interview, Raman tells us about his passion for Sitecore and explains why he is sure that proper training and support can inspire any developer to learn this CMS.

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[TechSpeak] How to Package Your Local Sitecore Instance for Microsoft Azure App Service

For modern businesses, it’s extremely important to be flexible in order to satisfy the constantly changing customer needs. That’s why more and more companies turn to the evolving cloud computing services, which provide scalability, optimize connectivity and improve performance.

Sitecore is not an exception, as it allows you to deploy solutions on the Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS). For a new Sitecore environment, you can use out-of-the-box web deploy packages (WDP). But to deploy your existing (local) solution, you need to initially package it into a WDP.

In this article, I will tell you how you can package your local Sitecore Habitat into web deploy package (WDP). You will also see what issues you might run into during the process.

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AI-Powered Search and Recommendation Technologies: an Overview

Modern search engines let us find the answer to practically any question in the ever-growing ocean of internet data within a couple of seconds. How is it possible? What stands behind such a lightning-fast search process? In this article, we will talk about artificial intelligence search technologies that quickly help satisfy the user’s informational needs and provide the most relevant recommendations.

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Ten Reasons to Look Forward to Sitecore 9.2 [Detailed Update Overview]

The SUGCON Europe 2019 I attended in London on April 4-5 was an exciting and informative event that gave me a chance to network with the best representatives of the Sitecore community and to upgrade my skills. Today, I’m happy to share the latest news from the conference about Sitecore CMS version 9.2, which is expected to be released in the coming months.

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Sitecore Committer Module for Efficient Content Change Monitoring

On March 2, the SaM Solutions team got their first Sitecore Hackathon experience, and we’re off to a great start! The team of “Brave Sitecorians” — Raman Khalupau, Andrei Shynkarenka and me, Vadzim Papko, — has successfully met the challenge, which resulted in the creation of an efficient module that enhances content management.

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