Eric SannerSenior Technical Consultant

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Open Container

Docker Bootcamp – Environment Variables

Welcome back to Docker Bootcamp. In this post, we’ll cover the use of environment variables. These special variables let you modify the execution of the application inside the container without modifying the application’s files.  Each time you create a container from the same image, you can pass different values for the environment variables. Terminology Environment […]

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Docker Bootcamp – Networking

Welcome back to my Docker Bootcamp Series. In my last post, I showed you how to have persistent storage for your containers. In this post, we’ll look at networking. I’ve included some basic network terminology, which is not directly related to Docker, for some extra background. Terminology Docker Network Types Docker provides four different network […]

Storage

Docker Bootcamp – Persistent Storage

Welcome back to my Docker Bootcamp Series. In the first post, I covered the background and installation of Docker, and in the next, I reviewed Docker terminology and gave examples to test out. In this post, I’ll show you how to store persistent data outside your containers and inject data into a container. Terminology Bind […]

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Docker Bootcamp – Container Terminology and Examples

Welcome back to my Docker Bootcamp blog series. Last week, I covered Docker’s background and walked through installing Docker. In this post, I’ll review some common terminology used when talking about Docker and containers. I’ll also show some of the basic commands needed to get you using Docker along with a few of the optional […]

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Docker Bootcamp – Background and Installation

Welcome to my Docker Bootcamp blog series on getting started with Docker.  In this first post, we’ll find out what Docker is and what it is not, learn about containers, compare containers to virtual machines, and finally, get Docker installed on your local machine. Docker Is… Docker is a set of tools to make the […]

Container Ship

Docker Bootcamp Blog Series

Welcome to my Docker Bootcamp blog series. Docker was created in 2010 and launched in 2013.  Its popularity climbed in 2016. At the most basic level, Docker helps developers build and ship apps (hence the clever logo). While I’m a little late to the Docker party, I finally had time to sit down and learn […]

Sitecore Symposium 2019: HIPAA Compliance in Sitecore

HIPAA law is often a topic of conversation and can be a little confusing. This session offered a quick overview and review of the HIPAA law and how it relates to Sitecore hosting and development. What is HIPAA? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Started in 1996 Establishes national standards to protect an individual’s medical […]

Fast

Sitecore Symposium 2019: Blazing Fast Sitecore Sites

Time is money.  Therefore, a slow site can cause you to lose money.  At Sitecore Symposium, I learned about some goals for optimizing your performance, tools to help you measure, and suggestions to get you there. Why performance matters It affects your search rankings It affects your bounce rates 32% bounce rate when your performance […]

Helix

Sitecore Symposium 2019: Sitecore Helix

In this session, we learned how to use Helix and ways in which it is used incorrectly.  It also highlighted some of the updates in Helix 2.0 and showed us what to look forward to in future versions. Read more about my key takeaways on the patterns, anti-patterns, and smells of Sitecore Helix. Helix Helix […]

Sitecore Symposium 2019: Magic Johnson Keynote

Magic Johnson started his keynote by coming out into different sections of the audience and letting people take pictures and give them high-fives. A great way to start off making connections with the audience.  He continued this trend by delivering his entire speech while standing amongst the audience rather than on the stage.  For every […]

Rulesengine

Sitecore Symposium 2019: Sitecore Rules Engine

Jeffery Rondeau gave a great presentation on the Sitecore rules engine and showed some things you can do with it other than personalization.  My favorite was limiting the number of instances of a given component on a single page (think hero images). Here are my key takeaways: What can you do with the Sitecore Rules […]

Editing

Sitecore Symposium 2019: New Editing Experience in Sitecore

In this session, we were shown some of the basic editing and extension capabilities of the new UI for in context page editing. The new UI is fast, sleek, and modern. Some of my key takeaways were: Sitecore Strategy Initiatives Project Horizon: New UI for editing site pages and content Releasing in Sitecore 9.3 Easy, […]

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