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A Short, Semi-Accurate History of Web Content Management

Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained […] infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. George Santayana To understand where we are […]

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Spring Cloud Functions and Kafka

Introduction: Spring Cloud Stream is a framework for building message-driven microservice applications. Spring Cloud Stream builds upon Spring Boot and uses Spring Integration to provide connectivity to message brokers. It provides configuration of middleware, introducing the concepts of publish-subscribe, consumer groups, and partitions.   Example: To use SCF (Spring Cloud Function) with in SCS(Spring Cloud […]

How Implementing MSMQ Technology Improves Communication between Technologies

Having clear and consistent communication is key to accomplishing your business goals. It’s even more important to have open communication between your business technologies to ensure your organization continues to run as is, if not better. In modern technology architecture, performance and decoupled integration is a key factor of application development. Message queues can significantly […]

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Byte-3 – Data is the new Tofu ,Data Architecture Modernization

 Data is the greatest asset for any organization. Data architecture modernization provides the ability to understand the information effectively, use the data efficiently for market growth, create new revenues, and gain customer satisfaction.  In today’s world, Data leaders are playing a vital role, and here are the top 10 things they are looking at in […]

Byte-1 : Event Driven Style – Where does this Fit?

Event driven architecture is creating lot of buzz in the market for all obvious good reasons. If you are building complex business processing applications where the process flows triggers based on an event performed by an action – Event driven style would be a fit. Elasticity , Scalability , Evolutionary and fault tolerance characteristics would […]

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Tune Your Episerver Find Indexes by Only Indexing Necessary IContent

Episerver Find is a great and easy way to integrate search into your Episerver powered website.  One often overlooked aspect, however, is keeping your search indexes lean.  By default, Episerver will index all instances of content across your website, whether it’s Pages, Blocks, Media, or Folders- Find doesn’t care and will index all of it.  […]

Understanding the HCL Commerce Upgrade from the Consultant’s Perspective

With extensive program upgrades and technical improvements, many businesses are finding its time to upgrade from HCL V7 to the more recent version, HCL V9. We understand that upgrades to any system can be frustrating, extensive, and difficult to navigate, which is why partnering with HCL experts who can walk you through the migration and […]

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Defer offscreen images in Episerver

Lazy loading images is a technique for modern web developers where you instruct the client’s browser to only download images as they are needed.  This leads to tremendous performance improvements, as client devices do not waste bandwidth downloading assets which are not being rendered.  To achieve this, we’ll use some client side mechanisms from css-tricks.com […]

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Make Your Adobe Managed Services Migration a Success

With companies looking to reduce costs and increase agility, many are looking to move their CMS to the cloud. Adobe offers two cloud solutions for Adobe Experience Manager (AEM): Adobe Managed Services (AMS) and AEM Cloud Service. For existing on-premise customers, AMS is a lighter lift as it is closer to on-premise architectures. Is AMS […]

Change Your Mindset to Create a Better Data and Analytics Program

Self-Service for data is not a new concept.  Even in the early 2000s, companies have struggled with giving “power users” or “information workers” access to data to develop value-based insights.   One of my past customers had a simple as a web page with hundreds of CSV formatted data extracts that people could “self-service data” based […]

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Apache Sling JVM Performance Followup

In a comment on my previous post Apache Sling JVM Performance, Gil Tene made an insightful comment about the potential possibility of performance impact from speed from the underlying environment or other tests. To accommodate for this possibility, I re-ran the tests inside a loop, randomizing order of the JVM execution for each iteration 25 times. […]

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How Splunk Analysis and Kafka Connect Works

General Introduction Splunk Connect for Kafka is a sink connector that allows a Splunk software administrator to subscribe to a Kafka topic and stream the data to the Splunk HTTP Event Collector. After the Splunk platform indexes the events, you can then directly analyze the data or use it as a contextual data feed to […]

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