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Programmatically Creating Synonym Maps in Azure Search with Sitecore

When performing searches in your Sitecore site, users may not know the exact term they should be using to get quality search results. For example, a user on a healthcare site may search the term “heart” expecting search results related to terms like “cardiovascular” or “chest.” Even further, some search results may not even contain […]

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Episerver: How to quickly create environments with Azure CLI

Many of the Episerver projects that we work on have at least one Azure environment.  This ranges from production environments to integration environments where continuous deployments occur. We needed a way to stand up new environments quickly and be able to replicate the creation of new environments as needed. We had previously accomplished this using […]

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Sitecore 9 Multi-Tenant Helix on Azure PaaS

Last June I presented at the Milwaukee Sitecore User Group, hosted by one of our clients, Rite-Hite. For my session I provided an overview of a multi-tenant Helix solution on Sitecore 9 with an Azure PaaS infrastructure, along with some lessons learned. I will add additional posts and turn this series, but for now I […]

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Sitecore Unicorn Serialization Paths Too Long in Azure

We recently ran into a mysterious issue when running a Unicorn sync in an Azure environment that turned out to be a classic “path is too long” issue in disguise. Here is what we saw in our logs: ERROR ERROR: Some directories could not be loaded. (9 inner failures) Tree failed to load: master:/sitecore/content/blah/blah (guidguid-guid-guid-guid-guidguidguid) […]

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Federated Authentication in Sitecore 9 – Part 1: Overview

Sitecore 9.0 introduced a new and very useful feature to easily add federated authentication to the platform. Authentication has been and still is being performed using the ASP.NET Membership functionality for standard Sitecore users, however, Sitecore has implemented the ability to use the new ASP.NET Identity functionality that is based OWIN-middleware. Here’s a stripped-down look […]

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Adobe Experience Manager on Microsoft Azure: Better Together

Microsoft and Adobe announced their partnership last fall, and as a leading partner to both, we’ve been hard at work understanding how this alliance will benefit our customers. Rolling out key platform combinations in phases, Adobe and Microsoft are calling their alignment “the perfect partnership for even better experiences,” noting that Adobe Experience Manager running […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2017: Incredible Scale Sitecore Implementation

This session was lead by Simon Jones, Glen McInnis, Bart Plasmeijer, and Jaspar van den Bosch from Valtech. They talked about how they manage 1,000 websites in 100 countries and 50 languages across 15 brands for a popular makeup brand. Here are my notes from the session: Principals for success Reuse, reuse, reuse Build for […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2017: Deploying Sitecore to Azure

This session was lead by Ciaran McAuliffe from Sitecore. He showed how to use several different tools to deploy Sitecore in Azure using the Platform as a Service (Paas) model. Here are my notes from the session: Azure Marketplace Use this when you need a quick site to test on and you do not need […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2017: Sizing Sitecore Deployments on Azure

This session was lead by Ciaran McAuliffe from Sitecore. He talked about several things that impact your monthly Azure bill, how to make sure you are not over paying for services you don’t need, and getting enough server for a performant website. Here are my notes from the session: Data Center Pricing Not the same […]

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Install Sitecore 9 in Azure with an MSDN Subscription – Cheap*!

Like all of my peers here at Perficient, I have an MSDN Subscription that comes with a sweet monthly credit for a Microsoft Azure Subscription. By default, your Azure Subscription will have a spending cap, so that if you use up your credit you don’t have to spend any dough just because you forgot to […]

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